The Indianapolis Metro Police Department's newly-named interim police chief is not certified to hold the position, public safety officials said . . .
Despite Hite’s experience, he’s not certified to work in Indiana, officials said.
Indianapolis public safety officials said that until Hite receives certification in the Hoosier state, an assistant police chief will take over the position.Straub is being grilled by the Indianapolis City-County Council's Public Safety Committee as I write on whether the council should approve his reappointment. The Star's Jon Murray reports that one of the first questions fired at Straub by a councilor was this zinger from Councilor Frank Mascari: “Why is it that everybody at IMPD is accountable for their actions but you?” He added: “Every time something goes wrong, it seems like you throw somebody under the bus.” Ouch.