POLICE Department

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

September 5, 2018 - The Houston Police Department is inviting Houston area high school students to apply for the 2018-2019 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 Art Acevedo and other top HPD officials.

Recent photos of YPAC members with Chief Acevedo are 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 Monday, October 1, 2018.

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

YPAC members with Chief Acevedo

YPAC members with Chief Acevedo

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