CIPF Stories

This year was our 7th Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast with a Cop!

We gathered on November 9, 2023 in Carmel at the Ritz Charles and we had over 600 people along with over 75 of our local law enforcement attend. The keynote speaker was Rick Snyder, National FOP Chaplain and President of FOP 86, IMPD. He spoke passionately about the need to protect and support our law […]

2022 Year in Review

With your support over the past year, we have been able to purchase and provide 5 AED’s, 2 for the Law Enforcement Academy and 3 for Franklin Police Department. We gave $3400 in grants to Central Indiana Police Departments along with giveaways for Department Family/Community events. We also gave more than $60k to officers and […]

AWARE Program Update

Last August, CIPF partnered with the Avon Police Department to help launch the department’s AWARE Program. This program is “a campaign to raise awareness of cognitive disabilities and medical-related impairments to first responders when it matters most.” Eligible participants can get a sticker that can be placed on a car or home window that “serve as an […]

A Christmas Miracle!

During November, CIPF hosted a CODE ONE fundraiser for IMPD Officer Zach Carter and his wife, Autumn Carver, through Crew Carwash. Autumn is a 34 year old wife to Zach Carver, and mom to Harlow, Sadie, and Huxley. In late August, Autumn was admitted to the hospital with complications from Covid. To make the situation […]

Concerts for a Cause

Concerts for a Cause, benefiting Central Indiana Police Foundation, took place on August 27, 2021 in downtown Indianapolis. It was a wonderful night of music and we were  grateful to be chosen as a charity of the Concerts for a Cause organization. Concerts for a Cause is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to support […]

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 […]

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