Grassroots meeting set for Friday

Published on Saturday, 22 June 2013 23:09 - Written by Staff Reports

Grassroots America — We the People will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Cornerstone Church Assembly of God, 9107 Paluxy Drive in Tyler.

Department of Public Safety Lt. Jimmy Jackson will speak about the challenges the department faces regarding recruitment and retention and the dangers officers face each day. He will also discuss the varied scope of law enforcement work the department provides to protect the life, liberty and property of Texans.

Box lunches will be available for purchase or attendees may bring their own. The public is welcome.

Political Happenings are compiled by Staff Writer Adam Russell, who can be reached at 903-596-6303 or by email at arussell@tylerpaper. com.