Cynthia Orr’s Story Archive

IMPD Explorers Highlighted at Meeting

IMPD East District Commander Waters opened the Aug 14th Task Force meeting with good news about crime statistics in the East District. Violent crime is down by 4 percent and residential burglaries are down by 11 percent. There was a preview showing of an upcoming episode of the TV show … Read More

Senior Abuse Discussed at Task Force Meeting

The guest speakers at the East District Task Force Meeting on June 12th were Cookie Vargo, representing Adult Protective Services and Barney who volunteers as a presenter from Senior Sentinels. Cookie told us that it is federally mandated that every state have Adult Protective Services but it is up to … Read More

East District Officers Recognized

If heroes are ordinary people doing extraordinary things, what do you call it when heroes do extraordinary things? I have no idea, but whatever it is, East District IMPD has a good number of them. At the East District IMPD monthly Task Force meeting on May 8, we were introduced … Read More

Eagle Scout Honors Fallen Officers

INDIANAPOLIS — Eagle Scout Tony Wooten, a student at Franklin Township Middle School East, created a memorial as his Eagle Scout project to honor officers from Indianapolis Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Department and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department who were killed in the line of duty.  In addition, Tony created … Read More

IMPD Explorers Among CERT Graduates

Have you ever wondered how you would react in a serious crisis? Would you freeze or panic? Would you know what to do and how to organize people around you to deal with the situation at hand? For two CERT classes, a final exam on April 27th put those questions … Read More