Charles Kimble

Killeen Police Chief Charles Kimble takes questions from an audience of 100 people during the Community Conversation event on Thursday evening.

For close to two hours and between laughs, representatives of the Killeen Police Department and Killeen residents spoke on various ways to help and support the city’s youth.

On Thursday evening inside the Grace Christian Church Family Life Center, about 100 people and dozens of police officers talked on issues that affect the community.

Monique Brand - Killeen Daily Herald

Staff reporter Monique 'Mo' Brand joined the Herald fulltime in May 2019. Before that, she covered border coverage and county government in Arizona. She also worked as a reporter in Kerrville, Los Angeles, and Norfolk Virginia. Monique grew up in Killeen.

(2) comments

LJGukeisen

The youth in the city is not the real problem, the problem is the adults. It seems to me that KPD avoided what is the main problem in Killeen. It is easy to avoid the real problem by focusing in on something that is not important but you make it important.

holly123

You are correct, that is why he held it at Grace Christian church as well. With the excuse that the city had no place to hold such a large event. You should see the reply I received from the Police Dept when I asked why a public event with city paid employee was being held at a church, when the city has many city owned places. It seem he himself can not follow the rules. I will bring you a copy of the letter to next city meeting. He really needs to focus on the problems and not on the wants and needs of the church members, and his friends.

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