PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS – United Citizens of Pine Bluff and other civic and civil rights organizations will host a press conference in front of the Pine Bluff City Hall, Municipal Building to address and combat the continuing crime and violence in Pine Bluff, independent civic organization from across Jefferson County will announce a community anti-crime initiative.

The grassroots campaign begins with a survey of current attitudes and perceptions about crime in Pine Bluff.

Armed with this data, the civic and community groups will make recommendations for solutions that are broad-based and community oriented.

What: Press Conference

Who: United Citizens for Pine Bluff

Where: Pine Bluff City Hall, Municipal Building 200 East 8th Avenue Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

Why: To bring attention to and announce a grassroots effort to address the crime and the misperception of crime in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County

When: Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.

Policy Change Demanded

The civic groups are initiating a grassroots survey to accurately address crime and the misperception of crime that is hampering the growth and development of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County. The civic groups are demanding a smart on crime approach to violent crime, gang activity and community policing for Pine Bluff.