A neighborhood chat

September 9, 2010 | 5:16 p.m. CDT
Columbia Police Officer Brandon Crites chats with Melissa Dinwiddie in between calls. Crites patrols Dinwiddie's neighborhood on a regular basis and enjoys visiting with her children and giving them stickers during lulls of activity.

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