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Posted on: July 26, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Police hold seventh community walk of year

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door on Thursday afternoon in the Lee Street and Riverview Street neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the seventh of the year and the department’s 18th since these events began.

The community engagement walks serve as a platform to build public trust and develop positive relationships between officers and community members. During the walk, Police talked with residents about their concerns and what the department is doing to address them.

This year, walks have been held in the following neighborhoods: Virginia Avenue, Westover Manor, Third Avenue, and Windsor Heights as well as the Main Street business community.

In 2018, walks were in the neighborhoods surrounding Cardinal Village, G.L.H. Johnson Elementary School, Old West End, Woodrow Wilson School, Almagro, Woodside Village Apartments, Cedarbrook, Henry Street, White Rock, Seminole Trail, and Druid Hills.

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