Media Advisory: Ceasefire Columbia Offender Call-In

By September 30, 2019 Press Releases


To:  News Directors, Producers, Reporters, Editors, Photographers, and Social Media Managers

What:   4th Annual Ceasefire Columbia Offender Call-In

When:   Today – September 30, 2019

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Where:  Busby Street Community Center | 1745 Busby Street

Columbia Police Chief W.H. ‘Skip’ Holbrook and law enforcement partners including the United States Attorney’s Office – District of South Carolina, The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Probation, Parole and Pardon Services (PPP), United States Marshals Service (USMS), Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) and the Fifth Circuit Solicitor’s Office will host the fourth annual Ceasefire Columbia offender call-in this evening in North Columbia.

The goal of Ceasefire Columbia is to deter gun crime, develop and promote community outreach efforts, provide training for participants and support other gun violence reduction strategies

Project CeaseFire is administered by the Office of United States Attorney, District of South Carolina as part of the national effort for Project Safe Neighborhood. The Columbia Police Department adopted the program in 2015 and named the program Ceasefire Columbia.