Community Liaison

The Palestine Police Community liaison works within the police department as dictated by the needs of the department and the community.

Police-Community Liaison

Michele Herbert

The Palestine Police Community liaison works within the police department as dictated by the needs of the department and the community. The community liaison's responsibilities include police/community relations, program coordination,  community safety education, bilingual community outreach, graphic design, social media, and police department site webmaster.

Outreach objectives include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing safety fairs where the community can interact positively with police officers and other public safety representatives in their neighborhoods
  • Collaborating on projects with officers and community groups, which address long or short-term problems
  • Establishing communication links and partnerships between the police department and Palestine residents
  • Coordinating special safety events and those we serve in Palestine, such as Blue Santa, Special Olympics, National Night Out, National Drug Take Back, and Coffee with a Cop
  • Working collaboratively to assist one another within our outreach areas
  • Overseeing various police community programs, such as Chief's Clergy Coalition, UNIDOS, Youth Corps, Citizens on Patrol, and Neighborhood Crime Watch

 

To obtain more information, contact the PPD Office of Community Liaison, Michele Herbert, at 903-731-8418 or by email.