Ivy Tech Community College and Indianapolis police are forming a partnership that will give officers discounts on taking criminal justice classes while teaming them as mentors to students.
The plan is to have a maximum of 15 Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and 15 traditional students in each classroom. The officers will receive 78 percent tuition discounts for taking the classes.
Officers must commit to attend off duty and IMPD is advocating that selected officers be guaranteed time off/flex time for the semester to complete this course. A formal signing of the agreement is planned Monday.
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