It puts ex-cons in jobs and off the street, but the nonprofit has funding issues that might undermine its mission.
Adam Wren23 min read
Tweets of the Week: Bandwagons, Farmers Markets & Potholes
Via @colefarrell: “Walking downtown, I heard an older man refer to the farmers market as ‘that weekly veggie festival.’ I’m into it.”
Jonathan Scott1 min read
Rev. Charles Harrison's Crime-Fighting Coalition Is in the Line of Fire
“I feel like we are doing this by ourselves and fighting a losing battle,” says Rev. Charles Harrison.
Michael Rubino24 min read
Hot-Button Issues: Cop Out
Councillor John Barth proposed a bipartisan study to help determine how many officers Indy really requires, so the Council can work on a long-term plan. “We need to take politics out of policing,” he says.
IM Editors4 min read
Indianapolis: Crime in 2013
Numbers don’t tell the whole story. Facts on the ground make us fear that crime is simply running amok, particularly in some of the city’s destination neighborhoods and at showcase attractions.
Evan West3 min read
In For Questioning: Q&A with Troy Riggs
“At the end of the day, I have to make some very tough decisions that will not sit well with people. But they’ll understand why I made the decision and what my thinking was.”
Adam Wren12 min read
LISTEN: Indy Monthly Crime Issue on WIBC Radio
Earlier this month, Ray Steele of WIBC 93.1 FM invited executive editor Evan West into the studio to discuss IM’s March Crime Issue (cover story: “How Safe Are You?”).