Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Community Walk in Walmsley Blvd. Neighborhood Today

November 17, 2015

WHAT:                   Richmond Police Department Community Walk

WHEN:                   5:30 p.m. today, November 17, 2015

WHERE:                 Walmsley Blvd. U. M. Church, 2950 Walmsley Blvd.

BACKGROUND:     Chief Alfred Durham will lead his Command Staff on a walk this evening in the Walmsley Boulevard neighborhood. During the walk the officers will speak with members of the community about safety concerns they may have and what they’d like to see more of from the Richmond Police Department.

Sector 213 Lt. Robert Marland is pleased with the interest residents have shown in dealing with criminal activity. ”I’d like to build on that momentum.” said Lt. Marland. “This walk will give us the opportunity to cultivate a healthy relationship with the residents as we search for long term solutions that will improve their quality of life.”

This event is the latest in a series of walks conducted on a monthly basis by the Richmond Police Department in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Members of the media are encouraged to attend.