McGruff the Crime Dog is back in Indianapolis as part of an effort to keep the city’s children safe.
INDIANAPOLIS - McGruff the Crime Dog is back in Indianapolis as part of an effort to keep the city’s children safe.
In emergencies, officials with the Fraternal Order of Police said a child’s first interaction with an officer sometimes takes place during what is "the worst day of their life."
McGruff stands to peel away initial fears children may have when interacting with public safety officials.
The FOP hopes the presence of the friendly dog will help police departments connect with children and increase positive interactions surrounding public safety.
One person was killed Tuesday morning when a semi crashed into an INDOT vehicle on I-65.
An inmate was found dead at the Marion County Jail Monday evening.
A child died at the hospital after being shot by another child Monday evening on Indianapolis' northwest side.
Sunny & comfortable through tomorrow. Storms return on Thursday
Indianapolis Public Schools officials plan to transform high schools into career academies starting in 2018.