published on May 16, 2017 - 1:11 AM
Written by The Business Journal Staff

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand is looking for members of the community interested in being part of his newly-formed Citizen’s Public Safety Advisory Board.

Nine voting members of the board will be appointed by the mayor, who seeks a board that reflects “the rich diversity of the City of Fresno,” according to a news release.

Applications and more information are available at

Members must be at least 18 years old, must live in and should also be registered voters in the City of Fresno.

Members will serve a four-year term and attend monthly meetings. They will also participate in regular training courses and take part in periodic ridealongs with Fresno police officers.

The board’s duties including advising the Office of Independent Review to define, asses and develop community policing practices citywide, monitoring and developing performance metrics to measure the effectiveness of community policing and review all legally available information regarding policies, practices and procedures of the police department.

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