CIPF Stories

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s Mounted Horse Patrol Unit To Have New Home in 2024

Indianapolis, Indiana (USA) – August 31, 2023 – After 40 years, the building of the new $1.7 million facility for IMPD’s Mounted Horse Patrol is underway. The 20,000 square foot facility will include offices, barn, stables and indoor and outdoor riding arenas on 30 acres on the former Central State campus, just west of downtown. […]

CIPF and Lucas Oil continue to build on their partnership

CIPF and Lucas Oil continued to build on their partnership together by assembling 250 more trauma kits at the end of April. These life-saving tools are going to the Indiana State Police with the goal of each State Police officer having one in their vehicles. After this batch of kits, we will have less than […]

CIPF Trauma Kit Program

Have you ever wondered about the history of our trauma kit program? Now you can learn all about it from this video. When we have the funds to create trauma kits, we host trauma kit assemblies with various community groups. Hundreds of life saving items are sorted out and then one by one put into […]

CIPF Supports Breathwork Training for Officers

Last year we shared about the work Jesse Coomer is doing with breathwork and how CIPF feels this is beneficial to first responders and especially our Central Indiana police officers. Coomer hosts these special workshops for first responders on breathwork and how it can be a helpful stress management and coping mechanism for them. This […]

CIPF Helps IMPD Purchase Drones

One way CIPF supports our local law enforcement is by providing grants to departments. We recently helped IMPD and the Marion County Sheriff’s office purchase drones for assisting in solving crimes in our community. Drones are one way IMPD has been transitioning their aviation unit from helicopters. Sgt. Ron Shelnutt, commander of IMPD’s aviation unit, […]

Thanksgiving Breakfast with a Cop 2022

This year was our 6th Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast with a Cop! It was back in Carmel at the Ritz Charles and was a completely full event. We had over 75 of our local law enforcement attend. The keynote speaker was Jerry Baker, Retired MCSO. He spoke passionately about the need to protect and support law […]

Horseshoe Indianapolis donates $10,000 to Indianapolis Mounted Patrol

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022) – Each year, Horseshoe Indianapolis earmarks donations to equine specific causes in Central Indiana. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Mounted Patrol is currently working on a relocation site for their horses and headquarters and Horseshoe Indianapolis provided a $10,000 toward the cause. IMPD Mounted Patrol is a vital […]

July Self Defense Classes

In July, CIPF hosted two more self-defense classes and helped about sixty new people learn how to defend themselves. We partnered with two local police departments to put on these classes. We had one class in Westfield with the help of the Westfield Police Department and another class in Plainfield with the help of the […]

CIPF Donates Fluid Warmer

Earlier this year, CIPF funded a need for the tactical paramedic team that assists IMPD SWAT with operations. The need was for a fluid warmer. The Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) unit consists of paramedics from both Indianapolis EMS and Indianapolis Fire Department. The team assists IMPD SWAT on high-risk operations, about 500 operations per […]

Self Defense Class

At the end of April 2022, CIPF hosted its first self-defense class in Greenwood. This class served as a fundraiser for CIPF and was targeted to females in high school or college but open to anyone. We had a group of about 50 women of all ages who learned a variety of different skills and […]

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