Community Liaison

The Palestine Police Community liaison works within the police department as dictated by the needs of the department and the community.

Michele Herbert

Michele Herbert

Police-Community Liaison

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, graphic design, social media, and police department site webmaster.

Outreach objectives include, but are not limited to:

  • 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, Special Olympics, National Night Out, National Drug Take Back, and Coffee with a Cop
  • Working collaboratively to assist one another within our outreach areas
  • Overseeing various police community programs, such as Chief's Clergy Coalition, UNIDOS, Youth Corps, Citizens on Patrol, and Neighborhood Crime Watch