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March 28, 2018


Report: Crisis Intervention Team Identifies Positives, Limitations In Mental Health Access

The Marion County Mobile Crisis Assistance Team was created to reduce the criminalization of mental illness.

March 21, 2018


Vigo Co. Judicial Study Update: More Work Needed, Final Report This Summer

Officials are still collecting data about need for a new jail in Vigo County. Residents received an update on the study Tuesday night.

February 16, 2018


Program Gives Kids In Juvenile Detention Lesson In Legal Rights

Since the program started in April 2017, attorneys have found at least 7 kids who didn't have an attorney when they should have.

October 30, 2017


Map: Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Body Armor Funds

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.

October 17, 2017


Conference Topic Focuses On Traumatic Brain Injury, Incarceration

More than half of people in prison have had some sort of traumatic brain injury or TBI.

September 28, 2017


Is Indiana Moving Away From Monetary Bail?

Criminal Rule 26 says counties should release people from jail based on risk instead of money.

May 17, 2017


First U.S. Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program Funding At Risk

The 40 year-old program had state funding cut last June. Now they're looking for donors and grants.

December 12, 2016


Indy Mayor To Propose New Jail, Changes To Criminal Justice System

The proposal would place a greater emphasis on assessing inmates for mental illness and substance abuse problems.

June 23, 2016


Multiple Agencies Team Up For Criminal Justice Reform

The program includes judges, prosecutors, public defenders, mental health professionals and law enforcement. The end goal is a better justice system.

June 22, 2015


Groups Helping Victims Of Crime Get Major Funding Boost

The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute is giving out $40 million this year to organizations that provide services to victims of crime.

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