Thursday, April 13, 2017

RPD Invites Community to Town Hall Meetings

RPD Invites Community to Town Hall Meetings

April 13, 2017

WHAT:                       Richmond Police Town Hall Meetings

WHEN:                      6 – 8 p.m. each evening: Tuesday, April 18; Wednesday, April 19;
Tuesday, April 25; Thursday, April 27

WHERE:                    First, Second, Third and Fourth Precincts

BACKGROUND:     RPD Chief Alfred Durham will hold four town hall meetings within the next two weeks as part of his ongoing effort to inform the public about his vision for policing in Richmond.

“These meetings are a reflection of our mission: We make Richmond a safer city through community policing and engagement,” said Chief Durham. “The purpose of these town hall meetings is for the Department to get input from the general public. Our strategy depends on understanding what we can do better and communicating with the public how they can help in our mission.”

There will be one town hall meeting in each of the Department’s four precincts:

·         Second Precinct - 6 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 18
Southside Plaza Community Center, 4100 Hull Street Road

·         Fourth Precinct - 6 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 19
Richmond Police Training Academy, 1202 W. Graham Road

·         Third Precinct - 6 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 25
First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Ave.

·         First Precinct - 6 – 8 p.m., Thursday, April 27

St. John’s Church, 2401 E. Broad St.