To Serve and Protect: CHS students, staff reflect on police shortage nationwide

VanNatter pulls out his phone to take a picture of the bicycle after master patrol officer Mike Pitman finished his bicycle demonstration. VanNatter said all bicycles, including police bicycles, should have a bell to alert cars of the bicycle’s presence and keep bicycle riders safe from car collisions especially on dark-lit streets.

Richa Louis

May 18, 2018

Within the last year, the law enforcement community has faced a nationwide police shortage. In Indiana, instructors at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy said it’s likely law enforcement departments across the state will need more than 100 additional people combined. Some of that shortage may be a...