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Sheriff Roundtree interview: Crimes of opportunity and gun violence initiative

Sheriff Richard Roundtree sits down with Stephanie Lopez (WFXG) Sheriff Richard Roundtree sits down with Stephanie Lopez (WFXG)
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

Crime is expected to go up across the country because of the warmer temperatures. Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree sits down with Stephanie Lopez to talk about how to keep yourself safe from crimes of opportunity.

In addition, Sheriff Roundtree discusses the Sheriff's Office's new gun violence initiative, the Giving Back program.

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