Teen charged in shooting of unmarked patrol car

"Freddy Barton, executive director of Safe and Sound Hillsborough, said young people getting involved in gun violence is a growing concern. As a father of two, Barton said he's concerned about their safety and welfare which is why he works with youth in Hillsborough...

Hillsborough County program getting teens to put guns down

Freddy Barton, Executive Director of Safe & Sound Hillsborough works with teens involved in gun violence. "When I ask the youth, what was the one thing that got to you?' They say, 'You showed me that you cared, that I meant something. I knew that I could make a...

Happy Holidays and a wonderful new year

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6zjFfqqly4 Hello! We here at Safe & Sound Hillsborough bring you greetings during this Holiday season. Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any other special occasion. Whether you're traveling on the road or...

WaveMakers: Freddy Barton of Safe & Sound Hillsborough

Freddy Barton, executive director of Safe and Sound Hillsborough, a community-based intervention program intended to prevent violence in Hillsborough County joined WaveMakers on April 19. Listen to Full Show & Read WMNF WaveMakers Article Photo Credit: WMNF...

2020 Annual Report

It’s no secret that 2020 presented unprecedented challenges. The pandemic is still ravaging our communities, resulting in economic downturn that serves as a constant reminder of how challenging times can disproportionally impact underserved communities. With...