(WBIR - Knoxville) In a time when stories of teenagers taking their own lives continue making national news headlines, the Knoxville Police Department is planning to take a very public stance on a growing issue; bullying.
KPD is sponsoring a 'Take a Stand Against Bullying' town hall meeting in April. WBIR also plans to carry a portion of the program live on WBIR Channel 10 & WBIR.com.
The public town hall is scheduled to feature Kirk Smalley. He is the co-founder of 'Stand for the Silent' - a national group with a mission statement of 'ending bullying' in America. There will also be a panel discussion.
- Date: Thursday, April 17th
- Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
- Location: South College-Wes Auditorium - 400 Goody's Lane, Knoxville
- Free tickets: CLICK HERE
- TV: 7:00pm - 8:00pm on WBIR-TV
Again, KPD's town hall is free, but tickets are limited. Seating is limited to 175 people.