New Harrisonburg Police Chief Stephen Monticelli speaks to a meeting of the Northeast Neighborhood Association at the Lucy Simms Center on Thursday. “Public safety is not a spectator sport,” Monticelli told the gathering. (Photos by Justin Falls)
New Harrisonburg Police Chief Stephen Monticelli told residents of the Northeast neighborhood on Thursday that he wanted to establish “geographic policing” that would ensure officers became familiar with the unique problems of the areas they serve.
Board members of the Northeast Neighborhood Association gather in the conference room at the Lucy Simms Center on Thursday.