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Akron Police Department Develops New Team to Tackle Biggest Local Issues (Part Four)

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Story By: Katie Cassaro

Tackling the issue of prostitution in the Akron area is no small feat, in part because  it requires an undercover mission.

The Akron Police Department’s (APD) Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) is now allowing officers to focus on this issue more than ever before.

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Akron Police Department Develops New Team to Tackle Biggest Local Issues (Part Three)

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Story By: Katie Cassaro

Sitting in Captain Sylvia Trundle’s office at the Akron Police Department (APD) with Officer Adam Lemonier, and hearing their stories, makes you truly appreciate our local heroes.

These men and women put their lives on the line daily to improve our reality – often with little, or no, recognition.

Officer Lemonier, part of the Neighborhood Response Team (NRT), has been with the APD for 15 years now.  He can’t say enough good about the NRT unit.
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Akron Police Department Develops New Team to Tackle Biggest Local Issues (Part Two)

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By: Katie Cassaro

With all that’s been going on with the Akron Police Department’s (APD) new Neighborhood Response Team (NRT), police are encouraging the community to step up and speak up.

Getting insight from the community has helped tremendously in fighting crime, as police can’t always be the eyes and ears everywhere.

“What’s interesting is, I’ll receive emails from people, or they’ll come from the Mayor’s office or our Chief’s office, of problems that we’re not even aware of,” Captain Sylvia Trundle said.

More than ever, the APD is linking up with the community to work together.
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