Walking the beat with new North District Police Commander Josh Barker

Posted: 6:14 PM, Feb 02, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-03 11:27:36-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Josh Barker, the new North District Police Commander, is in charge of keeping Indianapolis' north side safe.

Commander Barker is in charge of the city's biggest police district.  More than 215,000 people living inside north district's 79 square miles.

He says he's big on officers interacting with their community and working together with the community to help reduce crime.

Call 6 Investigates Paris Lewbel walked the beat with Barker Wednesday. Watch his story in the video player above.