The Polis Center developed an online Domestic Violence Dashboard in which we integrated data from several sources in the criminal justice system to present data about domestic violence victims, perpetrators, and incidents in the Marion County criminal justice system. This provided public access to data and trends about domestic violence that have never before been available for Marion County and which would otherwise not be possible.
It is hard to imagine a health challenge more pervasive than the opioid crisis. Opioids now kill more people each year than vehicle accidents, guns, or breast cancer. One of the ways in which communities and states, including Indiana, are responding to the war on opioids is by using geographic information systems to better identify where to target resources for prevention and mitigation. Click to read more.