Cobb police chiefs, community leaders seek to build trust, better relationships
by Philip Clements
December 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 7 7 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — As a response to the racial unrest and violence in Ferguson, Missouri, community leaders and public safety officials met at the Cobb NAACP offices Friday to discuss ways to improve the relationship between police and citizens. After discussing a wide array of topics, the group decided to meet quarterly to continue working on building relationships within Cobb County. The meeting was seen as historic by many in attendance. “We...
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