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Frontline: An Experience With Indy’s First Responders

We’re throwing an incredible party to celebrate Indy’s first responders—and you’re invited!

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June is Gun Violence Awareness Month, and the Indy Peace Fellowship is asking you to raise your hand and say #IChoosePeace!

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Indy Center for Conflict Resolution

The Indy Center for Conflict Resolution (ICCR) is among more than 300 community mediation centers nationwide and the first and only in Marion County. Get to know the services available to you and your community who made need community conflict resolution tools and resources.

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Indy Champions

The Indy Champions streamlines help to victims and survivors, bringing all the Marion County agencies together to work with our first responders to better understand the system related to domestic violence and amplify resources in our community for education, prevention, and awareness to better serve our city.

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IPSF helps give back to our first responders who give so much each and every day.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, the Indy Public Safety Foundation (IPSF) works with the community to raise the necessary funds to provide important services and equipment that fall outside of annual departmental budgets. As a result, we are able to make a positive impact for our first responders and our community as a whole.

IPSF supports the following public safety organizations:

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Indy Public Safety Foundation is to enhance the safety and quality of life in the greater Indianapolis community. IPSF carries its mission by leveraging individual and business contributions to strategically support outcomes-based, community-driven efforts to address public safety issues and the first responders who serve our city as part of the Indianapolis public safety agencies.

Indianapolis Fire Department

The Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) serves as the primary fire service for the City of Indianapolis with over 1,300 firefighters and 65 civilian staff. Under the leadership of Chief Ernest V. Malone, IFD operates under the motto of "Our Family Serving Your Family."

Indianapolis Metro Police Department

The Indianapolis Metro Police Department (IMPD) is the largest police department in the state of Indiana with over 1,600 police officers and approximately 200 civilian staff. Led by Chief Bryan K. Roach, IMPD is committed to the enforcement of laws to protect life and property, while also respecting individual rights, human dignity, and community values.

Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services

With over 330 providers and 25 civilian employees, Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responds to over 100,000 911 calls each year. Under the leadership of Chief Dr. Charles Miramonti, Indianapolis EMS is a partnership between the City of Indianapolis, Indiana University School of Medicine and Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, with Eskenazi Health as the supervising health system.