Commissioners issue proclamation for victims of crime

CORDELE, Ga. — The Crisp County Board of Commissioners issued several proclamations during their regular meeting Tuesday morning.

County Administrator Tom Patton read the proclamation, which was signed by commissioners. Receiving the proclamation were Belinda Folds Griffin, who is the victim advocate for the Cordele Circuit District Attorney’s Office and Jamel Mejia who is the early outreach victim advocate for the circuit.

April 7- April 13 was officially claimed as Crime Victim’s Rights Week in Crisp County.

The proclamation reaffirms the county’s commitment to assisting victims of crime, not only during the week, but throughout the year.

A candlelight vigil will be held at the Cordele Community Clubhouse Thursday at 6 p.m. to honor victims of crime.