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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Troy Riggs
Faced with a tight budget and widespread public concerns about violent crime, Indianapolis officials this year could consider a new revenue source to help fill the police department's depleted coffers: charging a security fee at some of the city's biggest events.
Providing legal alternatives for young black men who might otherwise turn to violent crime and drafting their parents to help with crime prevention are central to a plan to curb violence in Indianapolis announced by community leaders Wednesday.
A man who was shot and killed by police after allegedly wounding four SWAT officers watched them approach the suspected drug house on surveillance cameras, Indianapolis' public safety director said.