Olivia Jennings
Olivia Jennings oh-li-vee-uh jen-ingz (she/her/hers)
Myrta J. Pulliam Fellow

Olivia Jennings is a 2022 graduate of DePauw University, majoring in English writing with a special focus in print journalism. She has worked for the Indianapolis Monthly as a writer and editorial intern, head of public relations for Kappa Kappa Gamma Iota Chapter and editor-in-chief at The DePauw.

Exodus from police departments could be an opportunity for change

PHOENIX – Police departments across the country are in a workforce crisis. Some leaders see this as an opportunity, and they’re trying harder to attract candidates who reflect the communities they serve, with a focus on women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Washington state rolls back some of its sweeping police reforms

SEATTLE – Washington state attracted national headlines for sweeping reform measures. But Republican lawmaker Chris Corry described the 2021 legislation as one-sided, unclear and inflexible, requiring the state Legislature to fine tune it.

Washington state leaders passed a sweeping package of reform bills to overhaul policing in 2021, but the Legislature modified some of those measures this year. (Photo by Olivia Jennings/News21)