Police say Travis Spoor didn't tell sex partners that he's infected with the virus that causes AIDS. That's a legal requirement in Indiana.
Isiah Benford had been charged with failing to notify at least 11 sexual partners that he has HIV, resulting in at least three women becoming infected.
The department says it didn't advertise the opening of the program because it believed a soft opening was the best way to get the word out to those affected.
Indiana lawmakers legalized the creation of syringe exchanges in the Hoosier state in 2015. Eight counties now have state-approved programs.
Tippecanoe County Commissioners approved the proposal, but Lafayette Mayor and Police Chief expressed concern and frustration.
A judge delayed Isiah Benford's trial until February because some documents and witnesses were not shared with the defense sooner.
The public showed overwhelming support for the syringe exchange proposal at a public meeting, prompting the commissioners to take an unplanned vote.
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If approved, the program would be the seventh request and the fifth approved syringe exchange in Indiana.