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Bond Hill and Roselawn will hold a community meeting on gun violence

CINCINNATI — Neighbors in Bond Hill and Roselawn are hosting a meeting to talk about gun violence.

The event is free and open to the public, and is held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Woodward High School.

The meeting was organized by Bond Hill Community Council, Roselawn Community Council and the Roselawn Business Association. Cincinnati Councilman and former Cincinnati police officer Scotty Johnson is hosting the event.

Speakers include Senator Cecil Thomas, Mshauri Mentorship Program Founder Glen Taylor, Kevin Corey of the Wesley Chapel Mission Center and several others.

Those who stop by can expect discussions on several topics, including updates on new gun laws, gun safety, conflict resolution, active shooter response, community involvement and what to do if you are stopped by the police.

Here is the full list of speakers and topics expected at tonight’s meeting:

  • Update on Gun Laws — Senator Cecil Thomas
  • Firearms Safety — Ladon Laney Office
  • Conflict Resolution — Glen Taylor, Mshauri Mentorship Program
  • Introduction to SARA Problem Solving — Iris Roley
  • What to do in case of arrest by the police — Officer Louis Arnold
  • Active Shooter Response – Kevin Corey, Wesley Chapel Mission Center
  • Community involvement (neighbourhood officers, citizens on patrol, CSR reports) — Sergeant Jeff Meister

Community leaders in Bond Hill and Roselawn formed a safety group last year thanks to Cincinnati council member Greg Landsman, who led the effort.

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