LA Police Commission Seeking Community Input on Next Police Chief

The Los Angeles Police Commissioners are holding a series of community meetings to solicit insight on what Los Angeles residents hope to see in the next Los Angeles Police Department police chief. The Police Commissioners seek to discuss the attributes, qualifications, and experience needed to lead the LAPD and oversee public safety for diverse communities. Community members are invited and encouraged to attend one of the community meetings held throughout Los Angeles.

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:30 PM
    Edwin Markham Middle School Auditorium
    1650 E. 104th St., Los Angeles, CA 90002
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:30 PM
    Montecito Heights Senior Center Community Room
    4545 Homer St., Los Angeles, CA 90031
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10 AM
    West LA Municipal Building (2nd Floor Hearing Room)
    1645 Corinth Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025

Safe Communities Institute

The Safe Communities Institute (SCI) at the USC Price School of Public Policy continues a more than 60-year tradition of research, interdisciplinary education, and collaboration to advance sustainable “whole-of-community” public safety strategies, policies, and programs. SCI takes a holistic approach to encouraging and informing public safety efforts through collaboration between all public safety disciplines and the communities they serve.

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