Brownsville Clean Sweep January 9

(Press Release) — 

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and Brownsville Neighborhood Watch will conduct an “Operation Clean Sweep” event Monday January 9, 2011 in the Brownsville Community. The clean-up will begin at 8:00 am at Brownsville Assembly of God, 3100 West Desoto Street, Pensacola and will encompass the areas from Avery Street south to Mobile Highway.

    The focus of “Operation Clean Sweep” is to work with Neighborhood Watch groups, residents, churches and business owners to control and prevent the damaging effects of criminal activity through Eradication, Enforcement and Education.  The Operation Task Force works closely with Escambia County Animal Control, Environmental Law Enforcement, the United States Military, Escambia County Roads and Bridges and Neighborhood Watch groups to clean up neighborhoods and educate citizens on preventive measures that could be implemented to minimize possible crimes.

Volunteers are always encouraged, contact P.O.C. Captain Tharp (850) 554-1384 or Deputy Wiggins (850) 554-1362.  For a list of future Clean Sweep events or more information on starting a Neighborhood Watch in your community, go online at