The Whitely Community Council Public Safety Committee has been discussing the national dialogue regarding police and community tensions and how those feelings may be reflected in Muncie Delaware County. This project team conducted interviews and focus groups with Muncie Delaware County residents and police about their perceptions of local police-community relations. This data will help the Public Safety Committee design programming with the objective of improving communication, understanding, and safety.
Faculty Mentor: Melinda Messineo
Community Partner: Whitley Community Safety Committee
Students: Nathan Ayers, Denasiha Christian, Brett Donley, Asia Flemings, Autumn Huse, Alicia Klingerman, Patrick Kluger, Savanna Paddock, Erin Phelps, Lara Schneider, Matthias Tankersley