Mar 29, 2024 - News

Pit stop: No gunshot detection tech

Animated illustration of a pit stop flag with the words PIT STOP moving on to it, before they move off and the flag becomes a checkered flag.

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🚔 The IMPD will not move forward with the use of gunshot detection technology installed on the east side after an analysis of the system's effectiveness.

  • The test concluded that the technology had little difference in collecting evidence versus if residents called 911. Investigators also cited concerns with reliability, efficacy and potential biases. (IndyStar)

ğŸŽ“ The Indiana Department of Education is looking to overhaul how students earn high school diplomas. The State Board of Education has given the department the OK to move forward with a proposal that would eliminate most state diplomas and replace them with new requirements. (WFYI)

🪖 Indiana National Guard members are on the way to Texas to help support the border security mission. A departure ceremony for about 50 troops took place yesterday.

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