Columbus police chief shares efforts in reducing crime in Columbus

Published: Jul. 18, 2022 at 10:28 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - It’s a trend that city leaders are cautiously optimistic about violent crime numbers are down in the Fountain City.

Authorities say their crime suppression efforts -- like the one underway now called ‘Operation Southern Slow Down -- is a big reason why more arrest are being made and crimes are being solved.

Columbus Police Chief Freddie Blackmon joined News Leader 9 in the studio to talk more about the efforts authorities are making in reducing crime in the city.


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