police community relations

 The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Thursday, August 20, 2015. (Interview With Bethel AME Church On Is The Church In Peril Starts At 54:28 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Is Indiana’s Oldest Black Church is danger; in peril?  Bethel AME Church is the oldest African-American church in the city.  Nearly as old as the city […]

Outgoing AG Eric Holder Talks Criminal Justice Reform, Smart On Crime Now that Loretta Lynch has been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United…

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” recently sat down with outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder for an exclusive one-on-one interview covering his tenure as the…

Indianapolis/Marion County residents began paying with their first paychecks of 2015 additional county income tax as part of an increase in the Public Safety Tax.  It was increased after community outcry for more police in the wake of 2014’s sharp increase in homicides and other serious crimes.  The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) was one […]

A St. Louis County Grand Jury voted to not to charge Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darrin Wilson with any criminal charges for the shooting death of Michael Brown. The incident, which occurred on August 9th, sparked worldwide protests and condemnation and an intense examination into police practices and procedures, not just in small suburban communities, […]

              In a week when America and the world was looking at one city’s police department that didn’t reach out and communicate to its community, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was reaching out to the community in a unique way. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Chief Rick Hite got out […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 20 Minutes. Audio ©2010 WTLC Radio One. One of Indianapolis’ most distinguished ministers, Bishop T. Garrott Benjamin, Senior Pastor of Light of the World Church, talked with Afternoons with Amos about improving police community relations.  Bishop Benjamin was joined in the interview by Light of the World’s Minister of programs […]