LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg police and One Voice One Community are going door to door to call for a neighborhood cleanup.
A few months ago, the organizations did a walk-through in certain neighborhoods where crime was a concern. While police are continuing to work on that, one of the main complaints residents had was about trash littered on their streets.
“So if this is their major complaint in the neighborhood. Besides the other complaints they have given us, which we're working on. If this is the biggest complaint, then we have to address it. It helps with the community relations with the police department. Not only that, but it helps build trust and transparency,” Officer Ayesha Khaja said.
One Voice One Community, city police, Lynchburg’s public works department, parks and recreation, and marketing team will have the cleanup next Saturday, Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church at 800 Cabell Street.