crime in Indianapolis

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, August 14, 2015. (Chuck Brewer Interview Starts At 0:00:45 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). In his fourth Afternoons with Amos interview of the campaign, Republican mayor candidate Chuck Brewer appeared to talk about his 12 point Public Safety Plan.  In it Brewer would add a net increase of […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, August 3, 2015.  (Interview with Rep. Andre Carson Starts At 2:27 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). It’s the sixth straight year that Congressman Andre Carson has sponsored a job fair to help residents of his district find employment or upgrade their current employment. The Job Fair is this […]

Indianapolis’ mainstream media have pointedly ignored covering the 2015 Mayoral Primary here in Indianapolis. But not Afternoons with Amos. On a special Afternoons with Amos, just two weeks before the May 5th primary, a long time community activist, Jocelyn Tandy-Adande, with strong views on how Indianapolis should be governed appeared in her second appearance on […]

UPDATE:  Since the filing of this report, another shooting has occurred bringing the total of shootings in the city to five in the last 24 hours. This latest incident is in the neighborhood of the one on Howard where that victim was shot in the hand. In this one, police have responded to the shooting […]

In the wake of community anger and shock of the beating of a 13-year-old girl and her 5-year-old brother by a 14-year old girl with the video of the savage beating last weekend in Brookside Park getting millions of on line hits and airing on local and national television, IMPD Chief Rick Hite is concerned […]

The Rev. Charles Harrison, who has flirted with possibly running as the Libertarian Party candidate for Mayor will not be going that route.  That’s what came out an Afternoons with Amos interview with Marion County Libertarian Party leaders Chris Mayo, Libertarian Party Chair for Marion County and Brett Bittner. The two acknowledged that they’d had […]

There are five Republicans running in the May 5th Primary to succeed two term Republican Mayor Greg Ballard.  Afternoons with Amos has invited all five candidates to appear in interview prior to May 5th.  Darrell Morris is the second Republican mayoral candidate to accept the invitation and appear.  A retired Indianapolis firefighter and native of […]

Joe Hogsett, the former US Attorney and Indiana Secretary of State, and Democratic candidate for Mayor of Indianapolis was the final of four mayoral candidates appearing this week on Afternoons with Amos as part of the program’s 11th Anniversary and start of its 12th Season.  Hogsett has been running hard since leaving the US Attorney’s […]

An energized and animated Joe Hogsett talked passionately about the need for better leadership in Indianapolis as he opened the door wide for an expected run for Indianapolis Mayor next year.  In an live in-depth Afternoons with Amos interview, Hogsett explained why he left the position as US Attorney to return to private life and […]

In another effort to insure that YOUR LIFE MATTERS Council Democrats and the Fraternal Order of Police came together in a new proposal that could help reduce crime and revitalize Indianapolis neighborhoods by bringing vacant properties and empty lots back to life and provide rent-free homes for public safety officers, including IMPD Officers and Sheriff’s […]

Republican Marion County Sheriff candidate Emmitt Carney appeared live on Afternoons with Amos in the first of the program’s interviews in June with the major candidates for Marion County offices in the 2014 election. Carney is the former agent with the Indianapolis office of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) who is […]

AFTERNOONS WITH AMOS – YOUR LIFE MATTERS WEEK: For our series of broadcasts on YOUR LIFE MATTERS WEEK, especially Thursday’s Community Conversation with Public Safety Director Troy Riggs and IMPD Chief Rick Hite, both their agencies provided a series of statistics on crime in Indianapolis over the past couple of years.  We’re posting that data, […]