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Citizen Police Advisory Committee Wants Applicants

Citizen Police Advisory Committee Wants Applicants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 30, 2019

 

MEDIA CONTACT

Latasha Ware, Staff Liaison, LWare@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5274

 

Citizen Police Advisory Committee Wants Applicants


The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill five positions on the Citizen Police Advisory Committee, consisting of one At-Large position, one youth position and one position each for residents of Council Districts 1, 4 and 5.

The Citizen Police Advisory Committee is an advisory panel that provides recommendation about Tacoma Police Department policy to the City Council. The Committee is responsible for conducting policy review, reviewing trends in complaint investigation and statistical reports and engaging in community outreach.

Members of the Citizen Police Advisory Committee are recommended by the Community Vitality and Safety Committee and appointed by the City Council. The Committee consists of eleven-members; one member from each City Council District, five members from the general community, one youth member, and at least forty percent of its members are individuals representing traditionally underrepresented communities.

Qualified applicants will be residents of Tacoma, not hold any other elective public office, not currently serve as a member of the Tacoma Police Department or be an immediate family member of a department employee. Women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, persons of color and immigrants are encouraged to apply.

To find out additional information on the Citizen Police Advisory Committee, please visit their website or contact Latasha Ware, City Manager’s Office, at (253) 591-5274.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Thursday, October 17, 2019. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Michelle Emery at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.