Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

G Gathering Chesapeake Police Department holds community awareness meetings.

Chesapeake Police Department holds community awareness meetings.

The Chesapeake Police Department recently held community meetings to address crime prevention at Bethany Baptist Church. City departments and community churches plan to pool their resources. If successful, the program may be implemented statewide.

Donna Hill, Supervisor with the Department of Parks and Recreation, left, with Kecia Brothers, Chesapeake Youth Services Coordinator.

Bobby Clifton, Director of Parks and Recreation with Katherine Swing, Manager of the Chesapeake Customer Contact Center.

Bethany Baptist Church members Eric Jenkins, left, and Phil Coleman are also part of the Showers of Blessings ministry.

Chesapeake councilwoman Dr. Ella Ward shares notes with Dr. George Spicer, pastor of First Baptist Church Logan Point.

Jon Hillebrand of Community Church of Chesapeake seeks more church involvement.

Chesapeake police chief Kelvin Wright, left, with Major Tony Torres.

Dr. Linda Rice of Tidewater Community College, left, with Olivia Osei-Sarfo of the Department of Libraries.