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Senior citizens, county police come together in Laurel against crime
Senior citizens, county police come together in Laurel against crime

Shaken by a brazen burglary in which her sliding glass door had been shot out and items taken from her Montpelier home — all while she slept on her couch — Gloria Hynes found an outlet in monthly meetings with Prince George's County Police. The police wanted Hynes and others like her, not necessarily victims but senior citizens, who would come out for coffee, education and an exchange of information, so they began the Coffee for Seniors program in each county police district. In the Laurel-Beltsville area, what began two years ago with four people in a coffee shop has since grown considerably. On Dec. 1, about two dozen local residents came out to Coffee for Seniors at...

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