In an obviously strategic, possibly desperate move, a Fraternal Order of Police lodge has asked Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to recuse herself from the…

UPDATED WITH INTERVIEW WITH FOP PRESIDENT RICK SNYDER: In a surprise move that has angered members of the Indianapolis City-County Council, police officers and the public, Mayor Greg Ballard surprisingly vetoed a just passed ordinance that would have spent $4.7 million dollars on needed equipment for IMPD officers and needed repairs to IMPD facilities. The […]

Indianapolis/Marion County residents began paying with their first paychecks of 2015 additional county income tax as part of an increase in the Public Safety Tax.  It was increased after community outcry for more police in the wake of 2014’s sharp increase in homicides and other serious crimes.  The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) was one […]

After a summer of increasing concern about Indianapolis violence, and after mixed messages on crime fighting were sent by the Ballard Administration, Mayor Greg Ballard unveiled a proposal to fight crime and violence and address some of the root causes of the violence in the city.  As expected, the Mayor endorsed proposals by a bipartisan […]

It’s been an emotional, trying week for police in Indianapolis. Not only did they lose one of their own – Officer Perry Renn – but attacks on police officers in the 11th largest city in the country are the highest they’ve been in several years.  The rising tide of violence in Indy is taking its […]

In another effort to insure that YOUR LIFE MATTERS Council Democrats and the Fraternal Order of Police came together in a new proposal that could help reduce crime and revitalize Indianapolis neighborhoods by bringing vacant properties and empty lots back to life and provide rent-free homes for public safety officers, including IMPD Officers and Sheriff’s […]

EXCLUSIVE: In a groundbreaking interview, a top leader of the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) came to the African-American community to open lines of community and make the case that public safety and crime fighting are being compromised by a failure of the City to put resources and dollars behind the city/county’s police.  Rick […]