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Video: Armor Plates Given to Indy Police by 8-Year-Old Boy

Posted on September 5, 2014

A young boy who made it his mission to better protect Indianapolis police presented officers with protective plates Wednesday night. When Officer Perry Renn was shot and killed in the line of duty, the Indianapolis community mourned his passing, but one 8-year-old boy named Jacen Troxell decided to go to work. Troxell’s dad is a detective with… MORE

Boy, 8, Presents Special Plates to IMPD Officers

Posted on September 4, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – A young boy who made it his mission to better protect Indianapolis police presented officers with protective plates Wednesday night. When Officer Perry Renn was shot and killed in the line of duty, the Indianapolis community mourned his passing, but one 8-year-old boy decided to go to work. Jacen Troxell’s dad is a detective with the Indianapolis… MORE

IMPD Gets Major Donation From 8-year-old

Posted on September 4, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – An 8-year-old boy proved that no matter how old, anyone can make a difference, and help make the city safer. On Wednesday 8-year-old Jacen Troxell and his little brother handed out 34 protective vest plates to 16 North District Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers. The officers work the same streets, and the same… MORE

One Boys Dream: To End A City’s Nightmare

Posted on September 4, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – IMPD Chief Rick Hite told 8-year-old Jacen Troxell Wednesday night, “You made a difference.” In this year that has seen a spike in attacks on police officers, Jacen’s dream is that “Police officers would not be killed.” The murder of IMPD Ofc. Perry Renn this summer, shot by a high-powered rifle in the… MORE

Boy distributes protective vest plates to officers after raising more than $17,000

Posted on September 4, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 3, 2014)—Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were given special gifts Wednesday from an 8-year-old boy who raised more than $17,000 in a campaign to help police. Jacen Troxell wanted to do something to help after the death of IMPD Officer Perry Renn, who was killed in the line of duty in… MORE

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