Indianapolis police to stop promoting religion (May 16, 2017)

FFRF has successfully stopped the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department from promoting religion through its government email server.

FFRF was contacted by a local resident after an email to city employees was sent by IMPD Police Chief Bryan Roach in March promoting an event. The email concluded with a scripture verse for “encouragement and guidance.” FFRF’s Legal Fellow Ryan Jayne contacted Roach requesting assurance that bible verses would not be included in future emails.

FFRF received notice on May 16 that future emails sent from Roach’s government email address would not include religious references.

Freedom From Religion Foundation