Q: When will the demonstration take place?

A: The event will take place between 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018

Q: Where will the demonstration take place?

A: The event will take place at Greenville Street Park

Q: Will the Newnan Police Department provide routine patrol services throughout the city while managing the demonstration?

A: Yes, the Newnan Police Department will provide a consistent level of service in all patrol zones prior to, during and after the scheduled demonstration

Q: When will the roadways surrounding Greenville Street Park be closed to traffic?

A: The Newnan Police department will begin closing traffic along nearby roadways at 10:00am

Q: Will counter demonstrators have a designated area to gather?

A: Yes, public safety personnel have designated an area for counter protesters to gather; the designated gathering place is currently located along Greenville Street

Q: Will individuals and/or groups be permitted to gather at the demonstration outside of the designated gathering areas?

A: No, in order to protect the safety of persons and property, individuals and groups will be asked to gather in a designated area

Q: Will individuals/groups other than the demonstrators be permitted entrance into Greenville Street Park during the scheduled event?

A: No, only members of the demonstrators will be permitted access to Greenville Street Park during the scheduled demonstration

Q: When will the roadways surrounding Greenville Street Park be reopened to traffic?

A: The Newnan Police Department will reopen all roadways upon the successful dispersing of all demonstrators and counter demonstrators

Q: How many public safety agencies will be involved in the management of the demonstration?

A: Over 20 public safety agencies have been consulted during the planning phase of the demonstration; 400+/- public safety personnel from local, state and federal agencies will be present to assist with the management of the demonstration

Q: How can the public receive updates related to the demonstration?

A: Members of the general public should review local media sources as well as any/all updates posted on the City of Newnan’s website and social media channels

Q: Will individuals in violation of any local, state or federal laws be arrested?

A: Yes, the Newnan Police Department, in conjunction with numerous public safety agencies will make arrests as needed to preserve the public’s safety and welfare

Q: Will the demonstrators be permitted to demonstrate outside of Greenville Street Park?

A: No, the Pavilion Rental Agreement permits the demonstrators to host a demonstration within Greenville Street Park

Q: Will individuals be permitted to carry firearms?

A: Yes, according to Georgia law, law-abiding individuals are permitted to carry firearms in public spaces

Q: Will EMS/Ambulance/First Aid be made available to support the demonstration?

A: Yes, members of local and regional EMS/Ambulance/First Aid services will be readily available to assist as needed

Q: Will traffic detours be clearly marked to promote the safe travel of motorists along city roadways during the demonstration?

A: Yes, sufficient detour signs as well as uniformed officers will be on hand to assist with the safe travel of motorists around the scheduled demonstration

Q: Is there a specific hotline to call if I feel I need public safety assistance?

A: No, please dial 911 if an emergency; numerous public safety agencies will be present and available to promote the public safety of our citizenry

Q: Is the City of Newnan responsible for bearing any costs associated with the demonstration?

A: Yes, according to legal counsel and court rulings, the local jurisdiction is responsible for bearing any costs associated with the scheduled demonstration

Q: Are there alternative events being planned and hosted by community groups in reaction to the scheduled demonstration?

A: Yes, numerous individuals and community groups are hosting events throughout the community on various dates; please review local media sources for more information related to alternative events