The next Lunch with the League program will be held on Tuesday, February 19. The speaker will be Oak Ridge Police Department Chief Robin Smith. His topic will be titled “Data Driven Approach to Crime and Traffic Safety.”
The meeting will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Social Hall of the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, which is located at 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
Smith has served with the Oak Ridge Police Department since 2012. He served as a lieutenant for two years before being promoted to captain and then deputy chief. He was appointed ORPD Chief in October 2018.
Prior to beginning his career in Oak Ridge, Smith served 17 years with the Tennessee Valley Authority Police, the last 14 years as commander of police operations, a press release said. Smith is a 1982 graduate of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy and a 1990 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy. He has a bachelor’s degree in applied organizational management from Tusculum College and a master’s degree from Bethel University.
Lunch with the League is a public service program open to the community. Membership in the League of Women Voters is not required, and there is no cost to attend.
The presentation will begin at noon Tuesday. Lunches are provided by the Soup Kitchen, and they are available at 11:30 a.m. on a first-come basis for $8, or you may bring your own. Coffee and tea are provided, the press release said.
The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge, a nonpartisan political organization for men and women, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy, the press release said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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