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Walk a mile in her shoes

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Dozens of citizens, law enforcement, elected officials, candidates and media showed up to support the ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ event held at the city pavilion this afternoon.

 

The event was held to highlight the struggle many of our fellow citizens have with domestic violence. Here is a pictorial of the event:

Judge Angela Carpenter opened the event.

Police Chief Milton Moore spoke to the assembled and noted the 400 cases of domestic violence were reported in the city last year.

These are the folks who worked to bring this event together. From left to right Captain Penny Jones with the Vicksburg Police Department Krystal Hamlin with Haven House, Danielle Williams with the PD, Sgt. Kathryn Trueheart with the Vicksburg Police Department, Alberta Wheeler Municipal Court Clerk. Kayla Hudson Municipal Court Clerk and Jerronica Hooper with Haven House.

Sgt. Bobby Jones is everywhere, all the time and rocks some high heels in support as newly promoted Deputy Chief Penny Jones looks on. Candidate Ken Harper was also on hand at the event to show his support.

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. shows off his boots prior to marching in support.

The supporters, with their heels, prepare to march to stop domestic violence.

Detective John Nguyen, a masked young man, Assistant Fire Chief Derrick Stamps, Investigator Mario Grady, Fire Chief Craig Danczyck, Claude Billings and candidate Ricky Johnson all walk in support chanting ‘Stop Domestic Violence’.

Investigator Derrick Smith walks in support while chanting ‘Stop Domestic Violence.”

County supervisor candidate Shawn Jackson and a very handsome young man walk in support.

Bobbie Bingham Morrow, President of the Vicksburg NAACP proudly marches in support.

Judge Angela Carpenter organized this event.

 

 

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