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Richmond county plans in hopes to reduce crime in the downtown area



Over the past few weeks, Richmond County has had a number of shootings across the area but especially in downtown Augusta.

Three killings have happened downtown since June 12.

On June 12, Richmond County Sheriff’s responded to shots fired at 10th Street and Broad Street in downtown Augusta.


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  1. It seems like everything to deter crime is proposed for downtown. When will people start deterring crime in other areas of Richmond County especially South Augusta? It has always been ignored and seems like it will continue to be.

    • South Augusta does not have the density of businesses and people concentrated in one place as downtown. I’m sure if there was an area like that in SAG that had repeated crime, resources would be allotted.

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