PALMDALE – The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station is seeking applicants for its Community Advisory Committee, a panel of local residents who work to enhance the communication and trust between law enforcement and Antelope Valley residents.
Community Advisory Committee members are non-paid volunteers.
“The Palmdale Community Advisory Committee is intended to build a better understanding between the public we serve and the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station through education and communication. The Committee provides the Palmdale Sheriff’ Station with direct input from the public regarding local community issues and concerns,” according to a statement from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
The Committee meets monthly and holds quarterly town hall meetings to address concerns between the community and the Sheriff’s Department.
The group is responsible for preparing quarterly reports regarding community efforts and strategies. Palmdale’s Community Advisory Committee also works to assure compliance with the Justice Department’s Settlement Agreement with the local Sheriff’s Stations.
How to qualify
Potential applicants must:
- Be a resident or community representative of the Palmdale area;
- Meet the Sheriff Department’s volunteer qualifications;
- Be willing to attend all meetings;
- Complete the local LASD Community Academy and several other training classes.
Applicants cannot be seeking or hold an elected office and cannot currently be involved in any criminal or civil action against the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department either as a party, defendant, expert, legal representative or any other role which may constitute a conflict of interest. Read a detailed job description here.
For more information on the Community Advisory Committee or to obtain an application, visit www.Palmdale.LASD.org.
[Information via news release from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.]
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