Hammond’s Citizen Advisory Commission Seeking Interested Applicants for Districting Commission

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The Hammond Police and Citizen Advisory Commission (HPCAC) is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Districting Commission within the five Hammond police districts.
 
The HPCAC’s, mission is to improve the relationship between the police department and the community. The commission works to strengthen and promote policing programs, enhance communication among the community and police, educate residents about making complaints to HPCAC, make recommendations to the Chief of Police, review first formal complaints handled by the police department, and evaluate police relations with the community. It is also intended to develop frank and open communication with residents and police on matters concerning, but not limited to, public safety, procedural justice, use of force, and biased policing.
 
If you are interested in serving on the Districting Commission, please forward completed applications to Ronald Mullins, Chair, Hammond Human Relations Commission. Applications can be obtained by downloading at the City of Hammond’s website, Hammond Police Department’s website, and Hammond Human Relations Commission in person or by mail. Information and the opportunity to speak with an HPCAC representative will also be available at each local crime watch meeting during June 2016.
 
The Citizen Advisory Commission’s qualifying candidates will be selected in a public forum by majority vote of their peers in their respected district by paper ballots.
 
For more information on HPCAC, please contact Ronald Mullins, Chair, Hammond HRC, 5929 Calumet Ave., Room 115, Hammond, Indiana 46320 or 219-853-6502.