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Charleston Police Department to hold town hall meeting at library

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Officials with the Charleston Police Department have announced a town hall meeting scheduled for next week concerning residents and the business community of the Charleston Peninsula.

Police say the meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Charleston County Library in the main auditorium at 68 Calhoun St. The meeting will be held in an open house format from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

According to police, the purpose of the meeting is to:

-Relate the partnership of "Stand Up Charleston" and the Charleston Police Department to "Build a better community, neighbor to neighbor and business to business."

-Distribute informal flyers to participants to attract other residents, neighbors and businesses to participate in making their city a safer place to live.

-The police department will share some of the strategies and success used to decrease and eliminate violent crime in our city.

-Introduce to the residents and businesses, the officers that patrol their respective neighborhoods and areas to address crime and quality of life issues.

-Allow participants to formulate written questions to panelists via moderators that will facilitate the meeting

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