Representatives from Shotspotter Gunshot Detection will make a presentation at the Coffee with the Chiefs Community Meeting, according to a news release.


Pine Bluff Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Inc. will host Coffee with the Chiefs from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 4, at Garden Pointe Assisted Living Facility, 7001 S. Hazel St.


“The Shotspotter Technology (SST) was first introduced to Pine Bluff in 2010, now Pine Bluff is taking another bite at the apple,” the Rev. Jesse C. Turner, PBICVR executive director, said. “The SST has improved tremendously over an eight year period and its success is outstanding.”


Coffee with the Chiefs is open to the public. The program provides an opportunity for law enforcement and fire safety officials to interact with clergy, community leaders, organizations and residents to exchange information and ideas for reducing crime, arson and other safety issues in Pine Bluff.


The event also announces Pine Bluff Service Awards, which recognize residents, law enforcement, fire and emergency services, city and county personnel. The Keepers of the Faith Award recognizes clergy for their outstanding work. Award nomination applications are available by calling 870-730-1131 and must be received not later than the 15th of each month, according to the release.