DeKalb County’s Solicitor-General to Attend 8th Annual Community Day at Stars and Strikes
Event to help local youth see law enforcement agencies as ally
DECATUR, Ga. (Aug. 1, 2017) – The Office of the DeKalb County Solicitor-General will participate in the eighth annual Community Day at Stars and Strikes on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 8 a.m. until noon. The Solicitor-General, Donna Coleman-Stribling, in partnership with Tom Walker, Sr., and other DeKalb County law enforcement agencies, will hand out school supplies and speak to participating youth about the importance of education.
Walker, who hosts and coordinates the annual event, aims to gather over 100 DeKalb County teens to interact with local law enforcement agencies in a fun and positive way. Teens will get a chance to bowl, indulge in free pizza and soft drinks, receive free back-to-school supplies and hear words of encouragement from agency leads, like Solicitor-General Coleman-Stribling.
WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017
8 a.m. until noon
WHERE: Stars and Strikes
1741 Mountain Industrial Boulevard
Stone Mountain, Ga. 30083
WHO: Tom Walker, Sr.
DeKalb County Solicitor-General, Donna Coleman-Stribling
DeKalb County Sheriff and Police Department
DeKalb County District Attorney, Sherry Boston
District Director, Dept. of Juvenile Justice
U.S. Marshal’s Office
Chief, DeKalb County School Police
About The Office of the DeKalb County Solicitor-General
The Office of the DeKalb County Solicitor-General, led by Donna Coleman-Stribling, prosecutes criminal misdemeanor offenses filed in the State Court of DeKalb County. These crimes generally include domestic violence, elder abuse, cruelty to children, vehicular homicide, drunk driving, stalking and harassment, trespassing, and animal cruelty. The Solicitor-General’s Office handles more than 13,000 cases annually and consists of a staff of attorneys, investigators, victim-witness advocates, community prosecutor, legal secretaries, and a communications director. The Office prides itself on the professional and impartial prosecution of crimes while working closely with police and members of the community to develop strategies to prevent crimes before they occur. Stay informed by following us on Facebook and Twitter.