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Do police get enough community support?

The fatal shooting of Americus Police Officers Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smarr rocked both the Americus community and the South Georgia region. (Source: Facebook) The fatal shooting of Americus Police Officers Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smarr rocked both the Americus community and the South Georgia region. (Source: Facebook)
AMERICUS, GA (WALB) -

What does it take to start a movement?

More than that, what does it take to change the public's view of police?

The fatal shooting of Americus Police Officers Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smith rocked both the Americus community and the South Georgia region.

But in the wake of that tragedy, residents of Americus and South Georgia banded together to show their support to the men and women in blue.

Watch Monday at 6 p.m. as WALB's Catherine Patterson shows how communities are bridging the gap.

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