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Council meets virtually for Policing Advisory Commission interviews, July 17 at 1:30 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Council will meet virtually on Friday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m. to conduct interviews for the Policing Advisory Commission. The goals of the commission are to improve the oversight of the Montgomery County Police Department and strengthen community trust in police. Commission members will provide advice on policing matters, provide information about best practices and recommend new policies and programs. The commission will consist of 13 public members.

Bill 14-19, which established the Policing Advisory Commission, was signed into law on December 12, 2019 and requires the Council to appoint nine of the 13 members. More information can be viewed here.

On the guidance of Health Officer and Chief of Public Health Services Dr. Travis Gayles, there is currently no public access to the Council Office Building. The virtual Council meeting will be streamed live on the Council’s web page via YouTube and on Facebook Live and can be watched on County Cable Montgomery on: Xfinity/RCN 6 HD 996/1056 and Fios 30.

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Release ID: 20-306
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926 , Juan Jovel 240-777-7931