CIPF Stories

Walking For Dreams

Our first fundraiser for 2021 went off without a hitch! This is our 5thyear participating in the Sycamore Foundation’s ‘Walking For Dreams’. We were joined by 20 other non-profits who hosted teams to walk. Over $200K dollars were raised for Central Indiana non-profits. CIPF had over 27 walkers this year. We raised almost $4,000! Thank […]

2020 Overview-How We Served

  Everyone knows that 2020 was a strange, difficult year. We did not meet all of our originally planned goals. But that was okay. We were forced to pivot and provide support in new ways. With the pandemic, riots and the loss of a local officer, we did the best we could to help our […]

Greenwood Boy Scout Troup 161

CIPF was happy to provide programming for the Greenwood Boy Scout Troup 161. IMPD Officer Adam Staab came in on his day off to talk with the kids and parents. The kids were able to explore his police cruiser! This was a big hit. They learned about the special tools in the car to help […]


Who would have ever thought the whole world would be mandated to wear masks day in and day out for more than a year? We do what we need to do to keep our officers and citizens healthy and safe. At the start of the COVID Pandemic, masks were difficult to find. Manufacturing could not […]

IMPD K-9 Facility Opens

On November 20, 2020 the new IMPD K-9 training facility had its official ribbon cutting. The new facility, officially named the Alice Elizabeth Appel Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department K-9 Training Facility, will allow for more space for both the K-9 officers and their dog partners. The facility is named for Alice Appel who has been one […]

Walking for Dreams

It was beautiful day on August, 16, 2020 to walk for dreams. The annual Walking for Dreams event has become a tradition for the Central Indiana Police Foundation. This event gives non-profits a stage to help them raise money for their causes. CIPF and its team of 16 walkers walked to raise money for injured […]

Back the Line

This year, 2020, has been a tremulous time for many of us. Our first responders have been hit especially hard as they are “essential employees” and cannot just stay at home. Our local law enforcement officers have been working day and night to help keep us safe and respond to emergencies. CIPF knew it needed […]

Officer Perry Renn Memorial Event

July 5th, 2014 Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer Perry Renn was called to the scene of a family gathering where one intoxicated member was showing off his assault weapon. The scene ended horribly. Officer Renn was shot and so was his partner Office Gallico. Officer Gallico was revived at the scene and did live. Officer Renn, […]

Trauma Kit Used by Off Duty Patrolman Javed Richards

IMPD SWAT Patrolman Richards was heading home from his shift in his police car traveling on I465. Traffic began to slow and he could see a car had just struck the back end of a semi-truck. He parked off to the side, grabbed his Trauma Kit and ran towards the car. He quickly assessed the […]

What’s Happening in 2018?

Throughout the year, the Central Indiana Police Foundation (CIPF) participates in a variety of events–either as a sponsor to help officers engage in the community or as a fundraiser to help us continue to raise funds in support of these fine men and women in blue. In 2018, CIPF will join 63 other Indy-area non-profits […]

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