State officials say 111 Indiana law-enforcement agencies will receive more than $375,000 in federal funds to purchase ballistic or stab-resistant body armor.
More than half of people in prison have had some sort of traumatic brain injury or TBI.
Criminal Rule 26 says counties should release people from jail based on risk instead of money.
The 40 year-old program had state funding cut last June. Now they're looking for donors and grants.
The proposal would place a greater emphasis on assessing inmates for mental illness and substance abuse problems.
The program includes judges, prosecutors, public defenders, mental health professionals and law enforcement. The end goal is a better justice system.
The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute is giving out $40 million this year to organizations that provide services to victims of crime.
What critics call a convoluted and error-prone sex offender registry may need a revamp.
While some want less regulation on building in Bloomington, others are more worried about paying for criminal justice.
Legislators are in the early stages of a possible revamp of Indiana‘s criminal code.