public safety

  *Now that the dust has cleared and the family is going on vacation, the bill for Whitney Houston’s funeral has surfaced. According to reports, the final result is $187,000 but billed to the residents of Newark, N.J. Yes, the very public funeral attracted hundreds, if not thousands of fans and service attendees and caused […]

The Leaders of Indianapolis’ City-County Council appeared on Afternoons with Amos talking frankly about Indianapolis’ growing budget crisis. Council President Maggie Lewis, Vice-President Brian Mahern and Majority Leader Vernon Brown told Amos and listeners that Mayor Ballard’s Administration has not been fully forthcoming about the reasons the city’s facing a $50/$70 million deficit, including a […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 13 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy unveiled specifics of her plan on public safety. Interviewed on Afternoons with Amos, Kennedy said she’d reassign fifty IMPD officers from “administrative duties” to street duty and hire fifty new officers to the force.  A forceful Kennedy blasted Mayor Greg […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 11 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy talked education, jobs, public safety in a spirited live interview on Afternoons with Amos at Indiana Black Expo. Also talking about the issues in the upcoming mayor and City-County Council races were incumbent Democratic Councilwoman Maggie Lewis and candidates Todd […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 49 Minutes ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Deputy IMPD Chief Bill Benjamin and Assistant Chief Lloyd Crowe came to Afternoons with Amos to update the audience and community on measures in place to keep downtown safe for Black Expo attendees and other visitors to downtown. Benjamin and Crowe answered listeners questions and […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 40 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Democratic nominee for Indianapolis Mayor Melina Kennedy came to Afternoons with Amos talking tough about crime and public safety. Kennedy told Amos and listeners that if elected she’d work to end loopholes that keep illegal guns on the street. She’d fire Public Safety Director Dr. […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 42 Minutes. Audio Courtesy of University of Indianapolis. Indianapolis’ Mayors since UniGov appeared Friday in a first time ever joint forum at the University of Indianapolis. Richard Lugar, Bill Hudnut, Steve Goldsmith, Bart Peterson and current Mayor Greg Ballard discussed Indianapolis’ successes and goals to be achieved. In Part 2 […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 46 Minutes. Audio ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. This week, Afternoons with Amos began a series of live one-on-one interviews with the announced candidates for Mayor of Indianapolis. First up – Ron Gibson, an Indianapolis native and former two term At Large City-County Councilman. Gibson discussed why he’s running and the major […]

Audio Included in Post. Audio ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard addressed a wide variety of issues in his first extended appearance on Afternoons with Amos for 2010. In the interview Mayor Ballard talked about public safety, January’s high homicide rate, minority business opportunities, the Super Bowl, the new Public Safety Director, employment for […]