The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department has announced an upcoming community meeting to be held at the Hope Town Hall.

The meeting will start at 6 p.m. on April 7th and will include Chief Deputy Maj. Chris Lane and other sheriff’s department employees. The goal is to strengthen the partnership between the community and the sheriff’s office and deputies hope that residents and business owners will come to discuss issues of importance to them or to help the sheriff’s department better serve the area.