POLICE Department

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

September 7, 2016 - The Houston Police Department is inviting Houston area high school students to apply for the 2016-2017 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 Acting Chief of Police Martha I. Montalvo and other top HPD officials.

A photo of Acting Chief Montalvo with members of a recent youth council is attached to this news release.  

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 Saturday, October 1, 2016.

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

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