It is the Public Information Officer's responsibility to:

  • Maintain contact with local media and provide information in accordance with law and Departmental policy through conducting news conferences, interviews, preparing press releases, processing media identification cards, etc.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with heads of various Department operational units (e.g. Patrol Division, Criminal Investigative Division, etc.)
  • Edit webpage content.
  • Work closely with the Chief of Police and others to promote the image of the Department.