IMPD Chief honors family with history of law enforcement service

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Troy Riggs is honoring a family long affiliated with IMPD.

Since 1939, nine members of the White family have served the public through law enforcement, keeping Indianapolis safe.

They shared a lunch with Chief Riggs at the City County building downtown on Wednesday.

Eight of the nine members of the family who had been members of law enforcement were actually on hand for the ceremony

According to the release, IMPD was one of the first police departments in the country to hire African American officers.

Watch the video for a look into the special lunch.

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