December 2014 – Andy Berke
Andy Berke

Archive for December 2014

More Jobs in 2014

For me, one of the best days of last year was traveling to Germany to meet with Volkswagen executives who were preparing to announce their decision to build another line in my hometown. I knew it would create thousands of direct and supplier jobs, but I have also witnessed the increased opportunity, self-esteem, and quality…

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Shootings Down in 2014

It’s always nice to see some good news as the year ends. Today the Chattanooga Police Department announced shootings are down 10% overall for 2014. A large portion of the decrease is driven by reductions in our gang or group-related incidents, which are down 18% compared to 2013. Importantly, the shootings have decreased as the…

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Family Justice Center and CPD Partnering with Southern Adventist University

This afternoon, the Chattanooga Hamilton County Family Justice Center (FJC) formalized a new partnership with Southern Adventist University (SAU) School of Social Work to provide research and technical assistance to both the FJC and the Chattanooga Police Department. The partnership will focus on projects related to the development of a Victim Assistance Program and a…

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