|Published: 9:30 AM, 03/11/2013
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-The Sweetwater Police
Department is introducing a new program for Sweetwater that helps
businesses work together with each other and SPD to protect
themselves from crime.
SPD will formally introduce the program
called Business Watch in a informational meeting at City Hall at 6
p.m. on Thursday, March 14.
All businesses are invited to attend
and learn more about this free program and how to become involved.
The program is something Police
Commissioner Bill Stockton is excited about bringing to Sweetwater.
He said he believes it is a good program and is even inviting all
churches in town to attend.
SPD Officer Jim Kile will talk with
merchants and business owners about how to protect themselves from
theft and burglaries. SPD Detective John Scruggs will talk about how
businesses can protect themselves from fraud. The meeting will last
about 90 minutes.
See full story in the Sunday, March 10, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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