Mayor’s Office of Communications
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2016
Mayor Kasim Reed to Celebrate 35 New Security Cameras in the Atlanta University Center
||Mayor Kasim Reed
Rita Gibson, Interim Executive Director, University Community Development Corporation
Chief Erika Shields, Atlanta Police Department
Dave Wilkinson, President and CEO, Atlanta Police Foundation
Dr. John Wilson Jr., President, Morehouse College
Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow, District 4
Mayor Kasim Reed will join University Community Development Corporation Interim Executive Director Rita Gibson, Morehouse College President Dr. John Wilson Jr., Atlanta Police Department Chief Erika Shields, Atlanta Police Foundation President and CEO Dave Wilkinson and Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the installation of 35 new security cameras in the Atlanta University Center (AUC).
This measure is a part of the Westside Security Plan, a collaborative effort between the Atlanta Police Foundation and Atlanta Police Department to deploy more than 100 cameras and license plate readers to help deter and solve crimes in West Atlanta neighborhoods.
The City of Atlanta invested $300,000 to install the cameras and each AUC university president contributed an additional $100,000 towards the initiative.
Tuesday, January 24, 2016
||Robert W. Woodruff Library Exhibition Hall
111 James P. Brawley Drive, Southwest
Atlanta, GA 30314
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