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Now hiring: Program Manager, Gun Violence Reduction Strategy

Join our team as we implement a community-based, data-driven solution to gun violence. Applications are open for a Program Manager position - apply today!

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Help support a Safe Summer in Indianapolis

Safe Summer is a series of free, public events hosted at three Indy Parks locations on Friday nights from June 10 to August 5. Youth ages 13 and older are invited to join from 8 to 11 pm for fun, engaging activities and a focus on health and wellness.

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Resolving Conflict: The Waters Center Takes a Community-Based Approach

The James. E. Waters, Jr. Conflict Resolution Center (TWC) helps reduce violence by developing, implementing, and evaluating community-based interventions related to conflict resolution.

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Be part of the solution: an innovative new approach to community-based violence reduction

As part of our partnership with the Office of Public Health & Safety (OPHS), IPSF is seeking dedicated individuals to help serve as life coaches, outreach workers and violence interrupters. Program management and leadership positions also available.

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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:

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.