The Palestine Police Community liaison works within the police department as dictated by the needs of the department and the community.
The Palestine Police Community liaison works within the police department as dictated by the needs of the department and the community. The community liaison's responsibilities include police/community relations, program coordination, community safety education, bilingual community outreach, content creation, graphic design, social media, and police department site webmaster.
Outreach objectives include, but are not limited to:
Creating and disseminating up-to-date information affecting residents and the surrounding communities, including but not limited to news media, social media, and departmental website.
Organizing safety fairs where the community can interact positively with police officers and other public safety representatives in their neighborhoods.
Collaborating on projects with officers and community groups, which address long or short-term problems.
Establishing communication links and partnerships between the police department and Palestine residents.
Coordinating special safety events and those we serve in Palestine, such as Blue Santa, National Night Out, National Drug Take Back, and Coffee with a Cop.
Overseeing various police community programs, such as Youth Corps, Citizens on Patrol, and Neighborhood Crime Watch.