Sergeant James “Jim” Gillespie is a 10-year veteran of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. Jim patrolled North District until his reassignment to the Public Affairs Office in 2016. During his tenure in Public Affairs, he bolstered IMPD’s Social Media presence and spearheaded the use of the “live broadcast” feature within facebook to connect the police with the community. He was promoted to the merit rank of Sergeant in 2018 and became the head of the IMPD Public Affairs Office. In June of 2019, he returned to the Operations Division as a patrol supervisor on Southeast District. In July of 2020, Jim was transferred to the Administration Division and assigned as the Recruiting Unit Supervisor.