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."
The man fired shots into an officer's home and vehicle. Police say the officer had once arrested the man on a weapons charge.
The law allows police to issue tickets to left-lane drivers who don't budge when they should reasonably know another vehicle is overtaking them.
Indianapolis is one of only six cities singled out for national recognition.
Police say the most common crimes they respond to involve alcohol, drug use, and disturbances.
This is the first time a Bloomington police officer has received a Congressional Badge of Bravery.
The remaining point of contention involves videos that potentially show the use of excessive force or civil rights violations by the police.
The bill places the burden of proof on the public or press if police refuse to release video. The amendment would have placed the burden of proof on the police.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is working to educate Hoosiers about digital privacy and security.