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.
One issue drew particular attention…studying the recent state Supreme Court ruling on the Fourth Amendment.
40 percent believe crime in their neighborhoods has increased. Respondents were asked about their experiences with crime and their confidence in officials.