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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office wants to rebuild garden for victims of crime following fire

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – A garden dedicated to the innocent victims of violent crimes more than two decades ago went up in flames this week.

On Wednesday, firefighters responded to Courage Garden, located behind the Jefferson County Court, around 7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader says the fire is being investigated as arson.

Courage Garden was built 25 years ago after Victim Outreach, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people impacted by trauma, asked the county for land to create a memorial for victims.

In 1995, the same year Courage Garden was created, a gazebo was built by community members and funded by several law enforcement agencies in honor of Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Timothy Michael Mossbrucker. He was shot to death while responding to a shooting at a grocery store on April 28, 1995. Sgt. Mossbrucker was the first officer to arrive on the scene.

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Inmates cook up a storm in Changi catering kitchen as part of training, rehab programme, Courts & Crime News & Top Stories

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SINGAPORE – When father-of-two Faruk was sentenced to seven years and 10 months’ jail in 2017 for drug-related offences, he did not expect to find a passion for decorating cakes or learning how to fold pastries while behind bars.

The 38-year-old, who declined to give his full name, spends six days a week in a kitchen as part of his work programme during his incarceration in the Changi Prison Complex.

While his family has yet to try his creations, the former mechanic hopes to make his sons, aged 12 and 13, their favourite strawberry cheesecake, when he is released.

“My family was surprised that I could bake cakes. I could see from their faces that they are happy I’m learning because I have never done this kind of thing before,” said Faruk in a phone interview on Wednesday (Oct 7). “(In the kitchen,) I learnt how to be patient, relax,

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Garden City residents meet over crime concerns

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GARDEN CITY, Ga. (WTOC) – After a deadly double shooting and several other acts of gun violence, Garden City leaders and residents came together at a community meeting Monday night to discuss how to make their community safe again.



a group of people sitting at a bus stop: After a deadly double shooting and several other acts of gun violence, Garden City leaders and residents came together at a community meeting Monday night to discuss how to make their community safe again.


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After a deadly double shooting and several other acts of gun violence, Garden City leaders and residents came together at a community meeting Monday night to discuss how to make their community safe again.

“I never even thought it could come to this in my lifetime,” said resident Melvin Pinckney.

Melvin Pinckney has lived in the Rossignol Hill neighborhood for 80 years. He is just one of many concerned Rossignol Hill residents who came to the Garden City Homestead Association’s community meeting.

Members of the association, along with the police department and city council, voiced their concerns about the violence in the area.

During the

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