Local law enforcement agencies consider collaborative efforts to fight crime

Above: Douglasville Police Special Operations Lt. Ken Winklepleck speaks during a meeting last Thursday of about 25 command staff and leaders from several local law enforcement agencies to address the what-ifs and offer help when and where needed. Below: Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds speaks at Thursday’s meeting of representatives from local law enforcement agencies. “We are trying to come together as a team,” Pounds said. “If they ever need us, we’re there. If we ever need them, they’re there.”