IBLC: We expect transparency in IMPD investigation
INDIANAPOLIS – Members of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus (IBLC) join the Indianapolis community in mourning the death of Herman Whitfield III. Whitfield, 39, was reportedly suffering a mental health crisis Monday morning (April 25, 2022) when police were called at roughly 3:20 a.m. After being stunned with a Taser twice in the chest, officers noticed he no longer had a pulse.
Whitfield was declared dead shortly after arriving at a local hospital.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Critical Incident Response Team will conduct a criminal investigation and IMPD Internal Affairs will conduct an internal administrative investigation with consultation from the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office. The officers directly involved have been placed on administrative leave.
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