Meridian Star

Local News

January 12, 2013

Mayor to host teen summit on area crime

MERIDIAN —     The Mayor's Youth Leadership Council will host a Teen Summit on Crime at Meridian City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m., according to a press release from the office of Meridian Mayor Cheri Barry.

    The city is inviting youth throughout the city to participate. Youth organizations will be asked to submit three questions regarding crime, public safety and emergency service in advance of the teen summit.

    High schools throughout Meridian and Lauderdale County will also be asked to submit three questions.

    The most asked questions will be answered during the crime summit by a panel that will include the mayor, the chief of police, criminal investigation division, patrol division, and public safety partners.

    After the question and answer session, youth will have an opportunity to visit one-on-one with the panelists and additional members of law enforcement.

    Only youth between the ages 13-18 can submit questions for the teen summit on crime.

    "This is a night for our youth to have their voices heard," the press release states.

    Youth organizations will also be asked to set up tables with information about their agencies and to encourage membership.

Text Only
Local News
Helium debate
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide