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Former Sheriff Hired As Cumberland Police Safe Street Program Coordinator

November 14th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Former Allegany County Sheriff David Goad, recently hired as the City of Cumberland Police Department’s Safe Street Program coordinator, says the primary objective of the program is to get repeat offenders off of the streets. The city hired two new employees using a grant to enable the city to participate in the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention’s Safe Streets initiative.  Goad has an extensive background in public safety, project management and the coordination of government services while serving as the past president of the National Sheriff’s Association. He will be responsible for coordinating with all the agencies involved in the initiative to ensure that tasks are accomplished. He says that a large percentage of crime in the city is the result of a very small number of repeat offenders- and those individuals will be the primary target of this new program…

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