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Palestine Police Department invites community to join Hispanic Advisory Council

PALESTINE, September 29, 2017 –  The Palestine Police Department is inviting residents to join together to promote and foster police-community relations as part of the department’s Hispanic Advisory Council.

The council will have a meet-and-greet event at 6:30 p.m.  Monday, October 2 in Police Department Training Room inside the Palestine Mall, 2000 S. Loop 256. The event will be hosted by Police Chief Andy Harvey and Sgt. Robert Muñoz with the Dallas Police Department. Muñoz oversees the department’s successful UNIDOS program.

“I am excited about meeting with this group that has a heart for community,” Harvey said. “The potential to change the dynamics in our city in a positive way are there, we just have to tap into it.”

During the first meeting, the police will meet with community to review the purposes and goals of the advisory council.

To RSVP for the event, call Donna Thornell at 903-731-8436, or via email to dsthornell@palestine-tx.org.

For more information on the Hispanic Advisory Council or any community programs offered by the Palestine Police Department, call Community Liasion Bernadette Capron at 903-729-1635.

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