DEPARTMENTS - ADMINISTRATION
POLICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Welcome to our Board members
We are pleased to welcome seven new members, whose terms begin in May 2019.
New board members include
District 1 – Horton "Woody" Johnson (3-year term)
District 2 - Andrew Dunigan (2-year term)
District 3 – Allen Haskins (2-year term)
District 4 – Randy Holihan (3-year term)
District 5 - Joshua Brown (2-year term)
District 6 - John Weithofer (1-year term)
District 7 - Ralph Yarbrough (1-year term)
The City of Belle Isle has established a Police Advisory Committee to act in an advisory capacity to the Belle Isle Police Chief and the Department by being a liaison between the Department and the Community to bring feedback from the community concerning public safety issue and law enforcement needs and actions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To acquaint citizens with the operation of the Belle Isle Police Department and its varied activities.
To generate community interest and involvement in crime prevention, to include community-oriented policing and other areas of community relations.
To advise the Chief of Police on issues in the community.
To discuss ways to manage various operational challenges and prioritize delivery of police services.
To review, at the discretion of the Chief of Police, policies and procedures, citizen complaints and police officer’s response to resistance incidents.
Willingness to submit to complete background check by the Belle Isle Police Department to include social media accounts.
Must have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude.
Commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of all police issues.
Willingness to participate in ethics training.
Commitment to attend monthly training sessions to include lectures, review of materials, attend a citizens’ academy and participate in ride-alongs.
Commitment to attend regular meetings as set by the Committee.
Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with Committee members, citizens, elected officials.
Interested residents should complete the attached application along with a Letter of Interest describing their work experience, education, community involvement, the reason for interest in serving on the Committee and the level of commitment to serving on the Police Advisory Committee. Additionally, applicants should indicate a preferred term of appointment, one, two or three years.
For additional information, please contact Chief Laura Houston at 407.240.2473 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.