*NOTE TIME OF AVAILABILITY WITH YPAC COORDINATOR*
The Houston Police Department is inviting Houston area high school students to apply for the 2016-2017 Youth Police Advisory Council (YPAC).
Students will address issues affecting youth and the community, participate in community service projects and attend youth leadership conferences throughout the state. Additionally, the YPAC meets regularly with Acting Chief of Police Martha I. Montalvo and other top HPD officials.
A photo of Acting Chief Montalvo with members of a recent youth council is attached to this news release.
YPAC members are required to meet five times during the school year at the HPD Edward A. Thomas Building at 1200 Travis in downtown Houston.
Applications are available online at www.houstontx.gov/police/vip/images/ypac-app.pdf. The deadline to apply is Saturday, October 1, 2016.
NOTE: REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH THE PUBLIC ENTRANCE AT 1200 TRAVIS, GO THROUGH THE METAL DETECTORS AND PROVIDE VALID IDENTIFICATION BEFORE BEING ESCORTED TO THE MUSEUM AREA ON THE FIRST FLOOR.