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