Crime in Indianapolis: Trends, Sources, and Opportunities for Change
This report reviews factors connected to Indianapolis’ rising homicides and non-fatal shootings. The report served as the focus of a public safety forum sponsored by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, held December 9, 2015, on the IUPUI campus.
This overview of crime and related issues is not based on original research, but compiles existing information about Indianapolis, Marion County, and national trends in these topics. It focuses on those that drive many negative perceptions of crime rates: homicides and non-fatal shootings.