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Miles Mulrain Jr. (l) and Emery James. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

Intersection: Fostering Peace In Pine Hills


Last year Miles Mulrain Jr. started a series of monthly meetings to talk about solutions to crime in Pine Hills. Mulrain and Emery James of the non profit Let Your Voice Be Heard say other cities are starting to take notice of their approach. They join Intersection to talk about their work to foster peace in the community. And Captain Carlos Torres of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office talks about the law enforcement initiative Operation R.I.S.E.
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Randy Nelson, Bryan Nelson and Krystal Alexander. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

Intersection: Tackling Crime in Pine Hills And Apopka


Apopka and Pine Hills residents are fed up with violent crime. After a spate of shootings last year, faith leaders and others called for a stop to the violence. A task force was formed, and last week they released their report. On Intersection we talk about what the task force found, and what it’s going to take to curb crime in the area.
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Classes have resumed at Lake Mary High School after a code-red lock down this morning. There is no active threat on campus. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons
Central Florida News

Law Enforcement Agencies Pledge New Ways to Curb Violence in Pine Hills


Just days after a mother was shot at a gas station in Pine Hills, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Orlando Police Chief John Mina are pledging new ways to keep that community safe. The announcement involves targeted crime reduction and collaboration with pastors and other officials. Pine Hills has seen a slight increase in gun violence over the past few weeks. One of the more recent shootings resulted in the death of a pregnant woman.
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