Law enforcement officials discussed involuntary addiction treatment and other possible solutions to the opioid crisis at a conference this week.
Legislation introduced by Joe Donnelly and Todd Young would include resources to train mental health providers on the specific challenges officers face.
The amended version removes the bill's most controversial language, but is expected to change even more if heard by the full Senate.
A bi-partisan group of Senators want to pass a bill that would enhance criminal penalties for anyone who targets off-duty law enforcement officers.
Chief Riggs issued a statement to his department following the shootings Sunday, saying the two will "ensure that any threats are thoroughly investigated."
In the state of Indiana, aggressive driving is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and fines reaching $5,000.
The program includes judges, prosecutors, public defenders, mental health professionals and law enforcement. The end goal is a better justice system.
The Brown County Sheriff's Department removed more than 3,100 marijuana plants from a private property on Tuesday.
Loretta Lynch spoke at a law enforcement training conference in Indianapolis.
Susan Walsh, an assistant professor at IUPUI, says a DNA computer program could help law enforcement narrow down suspects based on hair and eye color.