Indianapolis, Indiana – The Indiana State Police (ISP) Indianapolis District’s All Crimes Policing squad, comprised of seven dedicated members, has been actively working to ensure public safety since its inception in January 2023.
The squad consists of seasoned troopers with expertise in drug and gun investigations, drug interdiction techniques, and criminal investigations.
Utilizing analytical data to pinpoint high-crime areas, the squad strategically collaborates to monitor and patrol these locations in an effort to curtail criminal activities. Most investigations commence with traffic stops, enabling the troopers to connect any discovered criminal activity to other crimes or criminal enterprises.
“Nearly every crime is connected to another crime. Nearly every criminal is connected to another criminal,” stated ISP Sgt. John Perrine. This squad is able to really focus on going down those paths, connecting the dots and leading those crimes from one crime to another where one criminal interaction is leading to dozens of arrests.”
From January 1 to April 30, the squad made 191 arrests and served 22 search warrants resulting from their investigations. During this period, the squad recovered and seized various illegal items, including substantial amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, synthetic heroin, ecstasy, marijuana, suspected drug money, guns, and stolen cars. Additionally, the squad located 12 missing persons and/or human trafficking victims within the first four months of the year.
To report illegal drug activity or crime in your area, call the Indiana State Police Tip Line at 1-800-453-4756.