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August 10, 2012

New program focusing on high-crime neighborhoods

MWPD unveils new yearlong crime prevention program beginning with SE area.

By CHRIS AGEE | cagee@mineralwellsindex.com

A national program aimed at targeting high-crime areas is being implemented by Mineral Wells authorities.

Mineral Wells Police Chief Dean Sullivan presented a brief presentation on Project 365, which is sponsored by National Night Out, during Tuesday evening’s city council meeting, which coincided with the local National Night Out celebration.

He explained the yearlong program will culminate with the celebration of next year’s NNO event.

According to Sullivan, Project 365 will help extend the NNO emphasis on crime prevention to the rest of the year.

Each community participating in the program begins by isolating a specific area in which criminal activity will targeted.

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