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Police Department Police Chief Chief's Advisory Panel
Chief's Advisory Panel

 

THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE

Is Accepting Applications* for the

 

POLICE CHIEF'S ADVISORY PANEL

The Police Chief’s Advisory Panel is designed to expand the BHPD community outreach, in support of the well-established, 20 year Police and Community Together (PACT) initiative. The Chief's Advisory Panel is established under the direction of the Chief of Police, created to act as a community resource for the Chief in the formation of strategies, development of community policing concepts and increasing public awareness. The Panel is intended to provide a forum for discussions concerning community concerns and the goal is to have a broad spectrum of viewpoints represented.

The rotating membership of the panel will be comprised of up to 20 citizens from throughout the community who represent a range of interests and experience. Members are from diverse backgrounds, including business, education, non-profits, public relations, faith-based community and more. The following panel make up is highly desirable, representing the following areas:

(6 Members)   Actively involved in Beverly Hills Schools

(2 Youth Members)

(8 Members)   Representing the residential and/or faith based community across the City

(4 Members)   Representing the business community

 

The role of the Panel members shall include (but not be limited to): 

  • Act as a sounding board for the Chief of Police regarding community needs and concerns, as well as provide community feedback to current and proposed police programs and priorities.
  • Apprise the Chief of Police directly of the community’s need for police services.
  • Assist in educating the community at large about the function and role of the Beverly Hills Police Department.
  • Attend monthly meetings. 
  • Be a City of Beverly Hills resident, business owner or active in the Beverly Hills community. 

 

Member Selection 

Members are selected based on their background and experience and will be selected for their commitment to the community. The Chief's Advisory Panel will be led by the Chief and Chairperson. 

Public safety is a partnership and this panel will enhance public safety, foster community relationships, build trust and keep our community served safe.

 

Meetings

The Panel meets on the third Wednesday of every month at the Beverly Hills Police Department at 5 p.m. It is expected that each Panel Member contribute and provide input on topics the Chief of Police deems appropriate and timely.

 

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Staff support for the Police Chief’s Advisory Board will be provided through the Office of the Chief of Police. One administrative staff will serve as the Recording Secretary for the Board and will provide an agenda in advance and record the proceedings of meetings (i.e., Minutes). Meeting minutes will be disseminated to Panel members and be posted

Police Chief’s Advisory Panel Member Term Limits

Panel Members are chosen to serve for a minimum of one year to a maximum of two years on the advisory panel. Extensions for sitting on the Panel will be considered on an individual basis at the discretion of the Chief of Police. Advisory Panel members may be removed for any cause prior to the end of their term, also at the discretion of the Chief of Police, for the benefit of the Panel as a whole. Members who fail to attend three consecutive regular meetings may be considered to have vacated their position and may be replaced. Members of the Police Chief’s Advisory Panel acknowledge that service is strictly on a voluntary basis and members will not receive any form of compensation.

Applications to the Police Chief’s Advisory Panel

Applications are not being accepted at this time. The application process will reopen in the Spring of 2019.