Community and law enforcement come together in Northumberland

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office, the Northumberland NAACP,  and Interracial Conversations of Lancaster and Northumberland Counties have joined together to form a Community Liaison and Advisory Council which will address citizen concerns about police activities and build bridges of respect, trust and transparency among residents and the sheriff’s office.

In response to citizens’ concerns after the death of George Floyd and other minority victims of police action, Rev. Dr. Tyron Williams, pastor of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and president of the Northumberland NAACP, called for a citizens’ panel to work with….[to-view-more]