Bishop F. J. Johnson Ministries 

Concerned Clergy Meet with the Akron Police Dept.

Meetings have commenced between concerned clergy and the Akron Police Department to address issues around the events of Ferguson, Missouri. Bishop Johnson is providing summaries of the discussions. Click on the links below to review the meeting summaries.

07-10-15: Strengthening Police-Community Relationships recap from the Police Executive Research Forum, Washington, DC. (click on the link)

06-20-15: NEW: CommUNITY Basketball: Improving Relationships
Watch and listen to how the community and law enforcement headed by Akron Police Chief Nice, work to unite and improve relations through the House of the Lord CommUnity Basketball game. Remember to share this video at

​12-03-14: A Response to What Has Happened in Ferguson, Missouri

How Should Pastors of Predominantly African-American Churches Address What Has Happened in Ferguson, Missouri?"  
A response by Bishop Joey Johnson addresses this question.

12-09-14: Meeting with Concerned Clergy and Akron Police Department.
​12-14-14: Weekly Update to Meeting with Concerned Clergy and Akron Police Department.
12-16-14: Akron Police Department Report "Dashboard," January-November 2013/2014.

12-16-14:  Akron Police Department "At a Glance" - Firearms Recovered by Zone and District, FY Nov 24