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Indianapolis ready for the busy weekend ahead of Indy500, police release details



Indianapolis, Indiana – Busy weekend is expected in Indianapolis ahead of Indy500 race this weekend officials say. Police is well prepared for the crowd especially expected in downtown area, but also and other areas in the city.

Everyone should expect to see officers on horseback and riding bicycles as a part of the police plan for the weekend.

“We will also have officers down on the canal that will be supported by our horse patrol and our Indianapolis police park rangers, they’ll be out as well too,” Officer William Young said. “So, you will see a presence, I won’t say a higher presence because we do it every single day, but you will see a presence of police officers throughout the Circle City.”

Several shootings have been recorded in the past few weeks in downtown area, but police claim everything will be fine for the weekend.

“I can’t tell folks how important it is that when we see gun violence that we get that information so we can relay that to our investigators,” Young said.

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