Northfield, Minnesota 55057

Local citizens can interact online with Northfield Police Chief Gary Smith for ten days, starting May 12 and continuing through May 21. The forum takes place via the "Issues" email discussion list which Northfield Citizens Online (NCO) launched last week on

Topics will include the eleven-week FBI training program in Washington, DC. that Chief Smith is currently attending, as well as any local law enforcement issue that's of interest to citizens.

To join the discussion, follow the link on the home page Registration requires a working email address along with a first and last name. The email discussion list has a web-based archive, so anyone can browse the conversation without subscribing. Occasional excerpts will be posted to the site's weblog during the course of the forum and a transcript of the conversation will be posted when it's over.

NCO also has an online form for citizens who want to submit a question or comment anonymously. The moderator will then decide whether or not to forward the anonymous post to the discussion.

For more information, contact forum moderator Griff Wigley at [email protected] or at 645-8319.

Added by griffinjay on May 11, 2004

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