October 15, 2021 | Leslie Bonilla Muñiz
Thousands of objects must be moved. Typical office stuff like cabinets, chairs, desks and computers, but also an organ and a baptismal font. And people, too, including some 2,400 inmates.
That’s what happens when a major city relocates the bulk of its criminal justice system to an entirely new site.
The centerpiece of Indianapolis’ $590 million Community Justice Campus is set to open in December, five years after Mayor Joe Hogsett first unveiled his vision for it.
Indy’s courts, sheriff and jail are set to join the Assessment & Intervention Center by the end of the year at the new location in the Twin Aire neighborhood, three miles southeast of their longtime downtown sites.