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Audio Included in Post. Runs 49 Minutes. Audio ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Public Safety Director Dr. Frank Straub strongly defended the controversial raid on Brandon Johnson’s home. Speaking on Afternoons with Amos, Straub admitted he knew about the raid “a week before” it occurred. Pressed by angry listeners, Straub refused to provide much more details about the raid which resulted in Johnson and his two brothers’ arrest. Straub repeatedly said it was “an ongoing investigation” by IMPD and the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.  In the interview, Straub acknowledged that diversifying IMPD with more Black and minority officers would take years. He also talked about the sharply lower homicide rate and his department’s efforts to reduce youth crime and youth problems downtown.  Hear the full interview above.