POLICE Department

Applications Being Accepted for Police Chief's Youth Police Advisory Council

September 1, 2015
- The Houston Police Department invites Houston area high school students to apply for the 2015-2016 Youth Police Advisory Council (YPAC).

Students will address issues affecting youth and the community, participate in community service projects and attend youth leadership conferences throughout the state.  Additionally, the YPAC meets regularly with Chief of Police Charles A. McClelland, Jr. and other top HPD officials.

A photo of Chief McClelland with members of the council is attached to this news release.  A short video of YPAC members in action is posted on the HPD YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl5KLWYb5Sk

YPAC members are required to meet five times during the school year at the HPD Edward A. Thomas Building at 1200 Travis in downtown Houston.

Applications are available online at www.houstontx.gov/police/vip/images/ypac-app.pdf.  The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 1, 2015.

For more information, visit www.houstontx.gov/police/vip/ypac.htm, email rhonda.collins-byrd@houstonpolice.org or call 713-308-3200.

Youth Police Advisory Council (YPAC)


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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.