City of Ypsilanti

Posted on: December 5, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: The City is Accepting Applications to Serve on the Police Advisory Commission

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Released by:             Frances McMullan, City Clerk

734-483-1100

POLICE ADVISORY COMMISSION


On November 14, 2017, Ypsilanti’s City Council passed an ordinance creating a Police Advisory Commission. 


The purpose of the Ypsilanti Police Advisory Commission is: 1) to strengthen the relationship between the community of the City of Ypsilanti and the Ypsilanti Police Department; 2) to serve as a liaison to enhance community and police relations and serve as an advocate for programs, ideas, and methods to improve the relations between the police and the community; 3) to review police complaint investigatory findings, and report to council on the Commission’s analysis of these findings; 4) to collect, review, and audit summary data and compile aggregate statistics relating to individual or community police complaints and other issues of importance; 5) to educate the public about complaint process, and ensure and recommend ways to make the process accessible to all; 6) to make recommendations to the City Manager with regard to organizational matters and procedures; 7) to participate in annual review of the Ypsilanti Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy; and 8) to consult and advise the City Manager on the Ypsilanti Police Department’s strategic plan.


The Ypsilanti Police Advisory Commission will consist of seven (7) members and a non-voting youth member with at least one (1) member from each Ward. Members will serve a term of three (3) years, except that of the members first appointed.  Members may serve a maximum of two-full terms. Meeting dates are to be determined (TBD), however meetings will be held no less than quarterly.


The Mayor is now currently accepting applications from interested community members.  Applications are available on the city’s website at: http://cityofypsilanti.com/FormCenter/Boards-Commissions-6/Citizen-Advisory-Boards-and-Commissions--45; or in person Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm at the City Clerk’s Office, 1 S. Huron St.  Applicants must be qualified electors in the City of Ypsilanti.


Frances McMullan, City Clerk

1 S. Huron St.

Ypsilanti, MI  48197

(734) 483-1100

fmcmullan@cityofypsilanti.com

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