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APD wants feedback on future plans

Monday, September 25, 2023 by Elizabeth Pagano

Starting this week, the Austin Police Department will be holding a round of community input sessions to help guide its priorities, polices and actions for the next five years. The sessions will help shape APD’s Strategic Plan that, according to a press release from the department, “will communicate our overall direction, forming a logical framework that connects our goals, strategies, and measures, which can be applied to everyday work.” The upcoming sessions are the second round of community input and will be held in an open-house setting and will focus on developing the workforce, enhancing organizational capacity, fostering leadership excellence, engaging the community and protecting Austin. The meetings will be held:

  • 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Carver Library, 1161 Angelina St.
  • 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at upRising Church, 8601 S. First St.
  • 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 200 W. Anderson Ln.

The events are free and open to the public. Though registration is not required, it is encouraged.

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