COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus residents tell News Leader 9 the high crime rate across the city is a problem, but Mayor Teresa Tomlinson said there is a plan in place.
"We have a plan to fight crime and we've had one for years. We're making great strides but it's never low enough. If you have one crime and one victim then that's too much and so it's a constant battle to fight crime," Tomlinson said.
Tomlinson based her plan on three topics.
Mayor Tomlinson addressed the issue of crime and also talked about the city's accomplishments during the state of the city address on Tuesday January 20, 2015.
to read her entire speech.