Salisbury Police Department to host fourth “Cultivating Community Conversations” event. These input and listening sessions are funded by a $25,000 Duke Energy Grant.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) continues its series of in-person conversations with neighbors in various Salisbury communities’ thanks in part to a $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation as part of the energy company’s $1 million pledge to social justice, racial equity in North Carolina.
The fourth “Cultivating Community Conversations” will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m. at Milford Hills Baptist Church, 1238 E. Colonial Drive. There, residents who serve on the Police Chief’s Advisory Board will lead engagement between officers and residents in an open discussion.
“This will be an opportunity for the SPD to hear from residents about things that concern them in their neighborhoods, what we are doing well, and how we can better serve,” said Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes. “The discussion, facilitated by the board members, will help our transparency and accessibility to those we serve and help us direct our efforts toward the community’s expectations.”
SPD is one of 40 organizations across North Carolina selected as a recipient of the Duke Energy Foundation grant.