Video: Mayor Ballard said Renn made lives better

Mayor Ballard at Officer Renn's Funeral

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard spoke at Officer Perry Renn’s funeral on Friday.

Ballard said, “There are untold numbers of people who have better lives today because of their interactions with Officer Renn over the last 21 years.”

He finished, “It was a tragic loss for the life that made a real difference in so many ways.”

Watch the video above for the mayor’s entire speech. 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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