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Verona Celebrates Safe Communities Month

Verona Police Chief Leo Mask will lead a city-wide effort to eduate citizens and reduce crime on October 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Start Date: October 1, 2008
City, State: Verona, MS
Intended audience(s):
Business owners, Children, Community volunteers, Homeowner or neighborhood associations, K-12 school faculty or administrators, Local elected officials, Local government agency officials (other than public safety), Local news media, Members of civic organizations, Parents, Representatives of public safety agencies besides law enforcement (fire, emergency services, emergency planning/management), Senior citizens, Teens, Watch groups (Block, Neighborhood, Business), Youth-serving organizations (B&G Clubs, YMCA, etc.)

In observance of National Crime Prevention Month, Verona will celebrate Safe Communities Day on October 10, 2009. The time is 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.on South College Street at the Stage. We are partnering with the National Sheriff’s Association, the National Crime Prevention Council, The Department of Justice, and others to provide materials to educate citizens about crime and solicit volunteers to step up in order to protect their neighborhoods by learning how to organize Neighborhood Watch, Citizens Patrol, and more.


Chief Leo Mask will lead this initiative along with elected officials, law enforcement, businesses, schools, seniors, citizens, children, etc.


We are asking your full cooperation to make this a fun, informative day.  There will be musical entertainment, demonstrations, speakers, and coloring book contest.. Free hand outs and free food!  Be sure to visit each booth!!

For More information, contact Chief Leo Mask or Mayor Bobby Williams at 662-566-1519.