Harrisonburg Police leading third Community Convoy

harrisonburgThe Harrisonburg Police Department is partnering with other city and Rockingham County departments to form another community convoy this Wednesday.

HPD will join the Harrisonburg Fire Department, Harrisonburg Public Works, Harrisonburg Rescue Squad, Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation, Harrisonburg Electric Commission and the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office to travel around various neighborhoods in the city.

Residents are encouraged to practice social distancing and remain in or near their homes and wave as the convoy drives by.

“The community convoy not only allows the HPD to stay engaged with our citizens as best we can during these times, but lets our community know that the city government is still working daily to provide needed services,” said Police Chief Eric English.

“This Wednesday will also provide us the opportunity to give a heartfelt thanks to those directly on the front line of this pandemic, the health officials at Sentara RMH. We want to say thank you for all they do to help save lives and provide treatment for those in need during this difficult time. Their work is not going unnoticed by the community and their commitment to service during this pandemic is appreciated.”

This week’s community convoy is scheduled for Wednesday April 22, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and will cover Fairway Drive, Emerald Drive, Blue Stone Hills Drive, Chestnut Ridge Drive, Fieldale Place, Wine Drive, King Edward’s Way, Lois Lane, Bradley Drive Hunters Road and a special visit to Sentara RMH for staff and patients.

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