The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 8, 2012

Greenville NAACP issues statement concerning Moore investigation


Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — Greenville, Texas: The NAACP Greenville Branch issued the following statement:

The Greenville NAACP branch was contacted by Alicia Chanta’ Moore’s family at 10:30 pm on Sunday, November 4, 2012, regarding her disappearance on Friday, November 2.

Since then, the NAACP Greenville Branch has been in constant contact with Greenville Chief of Police Dan Busken and Greenville City Manager Steven Alexander regarding Alicia’s disappearance and the discovery of her body.  We have been assured that the Greenville Police Department has deployed all resources available to identify and bring

Alicia’s killer to justice. The Greenville Police Department is working in concert with the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Department and Texas Rangers in this multi-agency

investigation into Alicia’s murder. Chief Busken, City Manager Alexander and the NAACP Greenville will continue to be in constant contact as this investigation unfolds.

Chief Busken committed to the NAACP Greenville that the City of Greenville and the Greenville Police Department would conduct a step-by-step investigation into its response

to the disappearance of Alicia. Chief Busken and City Manager Alexander have assured the NAACP that this investigation will be completed and made public. As part of the step-by-step investigation, the information provided by Alicia’s family to the Greenville Police Department would also be made public.  Chief Busken has stated that every case

investigated by the Greenville Police Department undergoes an internal review. During the internal review of this case, if any policy or procedural changes are found to be necessary, those changes will be implemented.  The primary focus of the Greenville Police Department is to continue the investigation into the murder of Alicia Moore and find her killer.

The NAACP Greenville also urges anyone who may have information about this crime or Alicia’s activities the day of her disappearance to contact the Greenville Police Department at (903) 457-2900.