Wednesday, July 30, 2014
CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) - With an average of 1 to 2 shootings per week, Charleston County leaders are asking communities to help police tackle the increase in crime by being engaged.
On Tuesday afternoon local officials in Charleston County together at Charleston City Hall called for an end to an increase in violent crimes throughout Charleston County.
The press conference was organized by the National Action Network and was attended by Mayor Joe Riley, police chiefs Greg Mullens and Eddie Driggers, Representative Wendell Gilliard and others.
They advised people about an increase in police activity in areas where there is crime.
Source: http://www.counton2.com/story/26146335/local-leaders-call-for-residents-to-help-end-violence-throughout-charleston-county If you, or someone you know, have any information regarding any crime, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers. You could earn a reward up to $1,000.
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