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The Rocky Mount, NC crime rate is at a 35-year low. Officials applauded the work of police officers and community leaders for their work toward creating a safer, less dangerous community. Police Chief James Moore credited collaborative efforts between Rocky Mount Citizens and the police department for the reduction.
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Police officers of Rocky Mount, NC recently completed a training course that will reduce crime and make the city less dangerous. Green Dot is a strategy that encourages a new approach to violence prevention. Instead of focusing on slogans and educational skits, Green Dot uses social theory to make communities safer. Rocky Mount, NC police officers will be taking these tenants of crime prevention to members of the community.
Members of the Rocky Mount Police Department have completed an extensive, six-hour Fair and Impartial Police Training Course. This course provided information and scenarios designed to help officers be proactive by recognizing their biases and ensuring they maintain controlled, unbiased responses. The Rocky Mount Police Department was among the first in the entire state to have all of its officers complete the training.
Nash Community College will offer an opportunity for local job seekers to put their best foot forward with an April job fair at the campus Business and Industry Center. According to information from Nash Community College, more than 60 local employers are scheduled to attend. Both full-and-part time jobs are available.
Could Rocky Mount become the next “wine country” stop off the interstate? Well, maybe not “wine country,” but could Rocky Mount become a future hotspot for microbreweries, craft ales and beer gardens? NC Governor Pat McCrory said he could picture these possibilities.