Bolen's goal is a more community-centered approach to policing
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: January 14, 6:00 am)
HILLSVILLE — There’s one main idea that Chief Greg Bolen wants to enforce about the Hillsville Police Department — that it’s a part of the community.
In the coming months, the department will have more police walking the beat, bike patrols will return to the streets, officers will assist with keeping school zones safe and the agency will launch a Facebook page. The goal of these programs is grounding policing and public safety efforts in the community.
It all goes back to the fact that the department exists to serve, Bolen said.
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