Sheriff and Chief of Police address board of directors
Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt and Aiken Chief of Police Charles Barranco addressed the Aiken Chamber Board of Directors during its March meeting.
Sheriff Hunt provided an overview of crime and violence in the area and offered advice on what businesses can do to assist in deterring and preventing crime.
Aiken City Police Chief Charles Barranco thanked the board for their support during the recent loss of two officers and for the continued support of the business community.
Aiken Chamber Chair Arthur W. (Buzz) Rich said that learning about challenges that face the community is important for the board to do its job. "We need to know about the good things and the bad things because they all affect our quality of life and our business community. The better informed we are, the better we can make decisions that help support the solutions," Rich said.