DeKalb police chief to host a (virtual) community Q&A

DeKalb police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos, who started in November, discusses her first couple months on the job, her background and her vision for the department, at the DeKalb Police Headquarters in Tucker, Georgia, on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (Photo/Rebecca Wright for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

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DeKalb police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos, who started in November, discusses her first couple months on the job, her background and her vision for the department, at the DeKalb Police Headquarters in Tucker, Georgia, on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (Photo/Rebecca Wright for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

UPDATE: The community Q&A with DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha Ramos, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, will be available only via Zoom. It will not be broadcast on the department’s social media accounts.

The Zoom ID for the event is 89804173918.

ORIGINAL STORY: DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha Ramos will host a community Q&A next week.

The session will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday and be broadcast live on the department’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Residents can go ahead and post questions or concerns now on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts the department has created for the event. Questions can also be submitted live.

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Ramos, who joined the department in late 2019 after a lengthy career in Miami, will be joined by other DeKalb police leaders to discuss “achievements and areas of improvement for the new year,” according to a press release.

“In the spirit of transparency and inclusiveness, we want to discuss our 2021 with the community, as well as our goals for 2022,” Ramos said.

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