Public gives input into IMPD force

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH)- Wednesday night, Indianapolis residents got the chance to weigh in on how many officers should be on the Indianapolis Police Department.

A bipartisan commission is in the middle of a series of meetings to talk about the city’s needs. They are also analyzing long-term funding options for hiring more police officers.

The head of public safety in Indianapolis says he wants 100 more police officers over the next three years.

Nothing was finalized at Wednesday night’s meeting.

A final report from the commission is due on March 31. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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