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Dumfries Police Chief Vernon Galyen, left, speaks during the Jan. 11 Dumfries town hall on safety and crime prevention. Seated to his left are Dumfries Vice Mayor Monte Nickerson, Town Councilwoman Selonia Miles, Town Councilman Brian Fields, Supervisor Andrea Bailey, D-Potomac, and Dumfries Mayor Derrick Wood.

Journee Carroll Ward

Journee Carroll Ward, 3, was killed on Jan. 4 during a domestic shooting in Dumfries.

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The Carroll-Gatling siblings in a photo posted to a GoFundMe account launched for them on Thursday, Jan. 5. The youngest sibling, Journee, 3, was killed in a domestic shooting at the family's Dumfries home on Jan. 4. Journee's three older sisters were wounded along with her teenage uncle.  

thumbnail_IMG_9324.jpg Derrick Wood Dumfries Town Hall on safety after mass shooting

Dumfries Mayor Derrick Wood speaks during the Town of Dumfries town hall meeting on public safety in the wake of the Jan. 4 mass shooting that killed a 3-year-old girl and seriously injured her three older sisters and her 17-year-old uncle.

thumbnail_IMG_9335.jpg Williamstown residents Carrie Smith and Angelique Combs

Williamstown residents Carrie Smith, left, and Angelique Combs, right. Standing off to the left side is Dumfries Town Councilman Tyrone Brown.

shooting memorial Dumfries

A memorial of stuffed animals and balloons was left on the steps leading to the Dumfries home belonging to the Carroll-Gatling family in memory of Journee, 3, who was killed in a Jan. 4 domestic shooting.

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None of this matters until you change the culture. Stop glorifying the thug life.


Replacing Andrea Bailey with someone who respects police officers would be a good start.

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