CIPF Stories

Central Indiana Police Foundation’s trauma kits are on the move!

CIPF has been supplying trauma kits to officers throughout Central Indiana for a long time but now we’re trying to expand our reach. CIPF partnered with the Indiana University Police Academy to train new officers on how to use the tools in the CIPF trauma kit on August 12, 2021. This was the first deployment […]


On August 3, 2021, Central Indiana Police Foundation attended Avon Police Department’s National Night Out Against Crime event in Avon. CIPF was approached by Deputy Chief Brian Nugent to partner with them for a new program called AWARE. This program was created to help aid persons with disabilities in their interactions with law enforcement. The […]

Block Party!

The Central Indiana Police Foundation partnered with IMPACT Fairfax Christian Church and IMPD for a neighborhood block party on the south west side of Indianapolis on Friday, July 23rd! The NY Slice Pizza Food Truck and Papaw’s Ice Cream Truck were sponsored and provided free meals for all who attended. We had water balloons, face […]

ProTeam Tactical Performance: A Holistic Approach to Treating Tactical Professionals

ProTeam Tactical is a sponsor of the Central Indiana Police Foundation   ProTeam Tactical Performance has saved the City of Indianapolis about 3 million dollars year over year. With their partnership, ProTeam Tactical helped the Indianapolis Fire department: reduce overall medical costs by 64% Reduce average time off Reduce the number of surgeries by over […]

Building Resilience in Our Work and Lives

  Submitted by Fleet Maull, PhD and Robert Ohlemiller Center for Mindfulness in Public Safety   Police Academies have long incorporated exercise and physical fitness into their basic training and annual in-service.  This is essential to public safety and for officers to have capacity to do the demanding work of law enforcement.  In the last two […]

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 […]

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