They’ve notched some wins and now the re-formed DIRT (Drug Intertiction Response Team) wants to brag a little. Sangamon County Undersheriff Jack Campbell says the organization has initiated a new program to get out into the community and explain what the DIRT Team does and involve citizens through its “Let’s Talk Dirt” meetings.
“We want to get out in the community to talk more about our cases, not about pending cases, but more about our recent successes” says Campbell.
He says by reducing drug crimes, other violent crimes should be reduced as well. Campbell says neighborhood associations, civic groups, and other organizations can schedule a “Let’s Talk DIRT” meeting by contacting the sheriff’s office. Campbell visited with Bob Murray on Monday’s Newswatch. You may hear the interview in its entirety on the Morning Newswatch Podcasts section of our website.