Office of Public Affairs
The Office of Public Affairs is led by a civilian deputy director responsible for media relations, community service functions, open records requests, commendations and awards, video production, and the department’s website and social media presence. The office coordinates a wide range of outreach and community service programs, including:
Youth programs, such as the Police Activities League, Youth Police Advisory Council, Explorers, and Boys & Girls Clubs;
Special events like National Night Out, March on Crime, the Comida Food Drive, and Shop with a Cop;
Community training and presentations on topics including active shooters and crime prevention; and
Volunteer opportunities, including Citizens on Patrol, Communicators on Patrol, the Citizens’ Police Academy, and internships.