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.

1
Text Only
Local News
Facebook
Helium debate
Helium
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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