Arrest of Imam Jamil Al-Amin on Murder Charges

March 20, 2000

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On March 20, 2000, the Atlanta Constitution reported on the search for Imam Jamil Al-Amin, wanted in connection with the shooting of two Fulton County Deputies on March 16th. Deputy Richard Kinchen died the next day. Al-Amim is the leader of a mosque in Atlanta's West End, and a "hero to some in the West End because he is credited with doing something the police could not: clearing out drug dealers." Police report no help from the community.