Crime and Race We have a debate about race and crime with a panel of guests who work in the trenches. Detective Willie Thomas has been arresting juveniles most of his career. He has responded by developing programs to try and stem crime among African Americans and young people. He is joined by a sociologist and local councilman to discuss the issue. Guests: Detective Willie Thomas - Detective, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Dr. Robert Ruth - Associate Professor of Sociology, Davidson College Councilman Anthony Foxx - Charlotte City Council Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or email@example.com.