Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree gave the media preliminary crime statistics for 2013 on Friday. The department also compared crime rates for the past three years. The final crime statistics will be reported in the next few weeks to the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation.
The Winston-Salem Police Department is looking for people to participate in a program that is designed to help improve the communication gap that exists at times between law enforcement officers and the community.
A crisis response is on site Tuesday at Carver High School in Winston-Salem to help staff, students and parents, after a shooting at the school on Friday. Police say two students were involved in the incident.