Opportunities Set for Public to Meet Police Ombudsman Finalists
Marlene Feist, Utilities Communications Manager, (509) 625-6505
Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11:45 a.m.
The Office of Police Ombudsman Commission today is announcing several opportunities for the public to meet the three final candidates for the Spokane’s new Police Ombudsman on August 26 and 27. Citizens have four opportunities to meet and interact with the candidates, in addition to a public interview of the candidates by the OPO Commissioners.
Here’s the schedule:
Wednesday, August 26
Thursday, August 27
- 9:30 to 11 a.m. – Community Forum at West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt Street. Event will focus on issues important to government employees and volunteers.
- 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Community forum at East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. Event will focus on issues important to communities of color. Lunch will be provided at this event to those who have sent an RSVP to Debra Conklin, the Chair of the Office of Police Ombudsman Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org or have “joined” the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/891978947549540/.
- 3 to 4:30 p.m. – Community Forum at Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Event will focus on issues important to communities and organizations concerned about civil rights, good government and mental health.
- 7 to 9 p.m. – OPO Commission meeting in the Council Chambers in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. OPO Commissioners will question the candidates.
The Office of Police Ombudsman Commission welcomes community participation in these events. Citizens can ask questions during the community forums and also may submit suggested questions for the candidate interviews to email@example.com