Richmond County Sheriff’s helps people beat the heat by giving out popsicles

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is helping people beat the heat.

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Officers handed out popsicles at the Magnolia Court Apartments in Augusta Tuesday.

The Sheriff’s Office’s goal is to strengthen community bonds.

“Well, a lot of times, the people, or the community in general, only see us in a certain light based on what they see on TV or movies or even the news. So, today we’re trying to do something nice for the kids and put us in a different light than people would normally see us,” said Sergeant David Milford.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office plans to stop by more neighborhoods in July.

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