Safe Indy East

We promise to create a welcoming environment in which all families and visitors feel safe and secure.  We aim to accomplish this by focused efforts on crime prevention, youth intervention programming, and supportive reentry services.


Reduce Serious & Violent Crime

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Work Cooperatively with Public Safety Officials

Work cooperatively with the Department of Public Safety and neighborhood residents to develop initiatives that aim to prevent serious and violent crime through community policing and focused activities to address mental health and repeat offenders.

Youth Crime Intervention Programming

Expand and develop youth crime-intervention programming, emphasizing at-risk youth populations to curb systemic crime and empower youth to become more engaged in their community.

Community-Focused Re-entry Services

Partner with community organizations to support families and neighborhoods impacted by incarceration and develop strategies to integrate holistic, community-focused re-entry services.

View the full SAFE Indy East Promise Zone strategy

Are you interested in learning more about the strategy behind the Safe Indy Promise and goals? You can access the full document or just view the specific Safe Indy East goals and partners.   

Safe IndyEast Promise Zone Funding History

To date, the Safe Indy East goal has been able to raise almost $11.5M to support safety initiatives on the Eastside of Indianapolis.
Amount Received for Safe Indy East: $11,323,333
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Young Adult Reentry Program (YARP)

RecycleForce is receiving $4.5 million from the the U.S. Department of Labor Youth Adult Reentry Partnership grant to help connect 550 people throughout Indianapolis, ages ...
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Pathway Home

RecycleForce has been awarded funding through the Department of Labor’s Pathways Home program. The project will identify inmates incarcerated in the Marion County jail who ...
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Reentry Projects

RecycleForce will use this Department of Labor funding to create 190 new jobs and provide career coaching, financial coaching, professional workshops, energy cost assistance, and ...
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Community-Based Crime Reduction

Through its Community-Based Crime Reduction grant from the Department of Justice, the John Boner Neighborhood Centers is partnering with other Near Eastside organizations to address ...
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Reentry Projects Grant

The Department of Labor’s Reentry Projects grant allowed 13 local Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) partners (including the John Boner Neighborhood Centers) to implement LISC’s Bridges ...
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Our Town Project

The Arts Council’s “Our Town” project, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, united neighbors, artists, and officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department ...
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BJA Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

The Department of Justice’s Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Grant allowed the City of Indianapolis to develop and implement at strategic plan in order to ...
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Project Safe Neighborhoods

Through this grant, the Department of Justice empowered the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to implement its plan to reduce gun violence and gang crime through ...
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Safe Indy East Map

Safe IndyEast Map displays public safety resources and facilities in the promise zone, with a community based crime reduction program in a focused area within the zone.

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Safe Indy East

News and Resources

Read the latest updates about IndyEast Safe projects, awarded grants, and milestones.