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Ohio Creek Project Environmental Impact Meeting
Join us at the Grandy Village Learning Center-2971 Kimball Loop, Norfolk-on Wednesday, February 21st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm Read on...
Public Hearing for NRHA Annual Plan Scheduled March 8th
Annual Plan for Assisted-Rental and Housing Choice Voucher Programs Now Available Public Hearing Scheduled Read on...
Zoo Celebrates Members with March Member Madness
The Virginia Zoo is taking the month of March to honor its more than 11,000 Member households with March Member Madness. Read on...
City of Norfolk Offices to Close in Observance of Presidents’ Day
The City of Norfolk’s government offices, including City Hall, will close on Monday, February 19, 2018 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Read on...
Norfolk Joins Waze Connected Citizens Program
Norfolk is pleased to announce a data-sharing partnership with Waze Read on...
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Transforming Communities With
"The Clergy Patrol"

These days, relationships between communities and police are often strained. But in 2017, Norfolk, Virginia police chief Larry Boone implemented an idea he had—to bridge the ever-growing gap.

“Some portions of Norfolk are very difficult. A lot of these incidents are occurring just down the street from the church. Wouldn't it be a fantastic idea if clergy and police could patrol together in some of our most problematic areas in the city?”

Chief Boone shared his idea with local pastors. “They were like, ‘I like that idea.’ I said, ‘Can I have your support?’ And, of course, they all said, ‘Absolutely.’”

They call it “The Clergy Patrol” where police and local pastors, like Dr. Antipas Harris, work side-by-side.

Read more about The Clergy Patrol at cbn.com



Summer Employment for Norfolk’s Young Adults
Summer Employment for Norfolks Young Adults
The City of Norfolk is excited to provide meaningful and educational employment opportunities to Norfolk young adults through the Norfolk Emerging Leaders (NEL) program. Spend your summer earning money and developing new skills.
  
Applications are now being accepted.  Deadline to apply:
February 15 for Executive Interns
March 9 for Norfolk Emerging Leader (ages 16-19)
NEL Program | Flyer