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Community, police attend Fort Myers forum focused on ‘bridging the gap’

A mother organized a meeting to help children understand what to do and how to act if a police officer or sheriff’s deputy ever pulls them over. Community members gathered with Fort Myers police officers for a forum at S.T.A.R.S. Complex in Fort Myers Thursday. Police protocols and personal rights were topics during discussion focused […]

‘Bridging the Gap’: Community awareness forum planned in Fort Myers

“Bridging the gap.” That’s the message behind a community awareness forum taking place this week in Fort Myers. City Councilman Johnny Streets and other leaders are on a mission to build better relationships between the community and police after recent deadly shootings of people of color. Streets is striving to start a movement in our […]