Public Safety Director Troy Riggs

In an extended live Afternoons with Amos interview, Public Safety Director Troy Riggs talked passionately about plans for 2015 to make Indianapolis neighborhoods safer and made news in the Indianapolis Mayor’s Race. Talking with Amos, Riggs talked about how the various departments in Public Safety, including the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department, Animal […]

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is honoring both officers and civilians during it’s winter Honor Awards Program on Friday morning. IMPD Chief Rick Hite, Public Safety Director Troy Riggs and Deputy Mayor Olgen Williams will be on-hand to help celebrate the honorees accomplishments, bravery and heroic actions. You’re invited to the program at 11 o’clock […]

It wasn’t quite like a City-County Council Meeting, but Council President Maggie Lewis, filling in on Afternoons with Amos brought together experts to talk about two major critical community issues. The critical role police and IMPD plays in the community and how to add more police officers on our streets and pay for them.  The […]

A column in Sunday’s Indianapolis Star newspaper and the website quoting that Indianapolis/Marion County Public Safety Director Troy Riggs was upset that more Indianapolis churches hadn’t contributed to the effort to raise funds to employ scores of Indianapolis youth jobs this summer created some concern among Indianapolis ministers, pastors and religious leaders.  In a […]

Monument Circle in the Heart of Downtown is where Indianapolis has come to Celebrate Major Occasions or just to hang out. Saturday, July 12, it was a special scene as hundreds came downtown as dusk for Indy United, a reaffirmation of support for police after the tragic death of IMPD officer Perry Renn. And a […]

YOUR LIFE MATTERS WEEK – AFTERNOONS WITH AMOS. For the past two months Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Rick Hite and Indianapolis/Marion County Public Safety Director Troy Riggs have been and the command staffs of the IMPD have been meeting with a wide range of community and neighborhood groups and holding meetings on all sides of […]

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard joined with Public Safety Director Troy Riggs, Radio One/Indianapolis VP/General Manager Chuck Williams and a wide range of community leaders in adapting Your Life Matters to a major effort by Indianapolis to end the violence and create a plan to help young people make better choices in the city. The effort […]

The plain speaking, down to earth Public Safety Director of Indianapolis/Marion County Troy Riggs reported on the successes and challenges of his agency in an extensive Afternoons with Amos interview. Public Safety is more than the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD).  And in the first part of the interview, Riggs talks about the successes in […]