MEDIA ALERT: Police Chief Acevedo, Students to Discuss Teen Dating Violence, Human Trafficking
At 9 a.m. TOMORROW (Saturday, January 19), Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo will meet with members of the Youth Police Advisory Council (YPAC) to discuss issues important to teens. The meeting will be held at the HPD Edward A. Thomas Building at 1200 Travis
Among the topics the teens will discuss are teen dating violence and human trafficking.
YPAC fosters communication and trust between HPD and area youth. Since 1997, the council has provided a forum where a diverse, volunteer group of high school teenagers meets with the Chief of Police, other police officials, and adult mentors to share and discuss issues of importance to Houston’s youth, with an emphasis on law enforcement topics.
Council members are recruited from the Houston Independent School District and other surrounding school districts. Following the meetings, the students are asked to share their experiences with fellow teens and their communities.
WHAT: Chief Acevedo, Students to Discuss Teen Dating Violence, Human Trafficking
DATE: TOMORROW (Saturday, January 19)
TIME: 9 a.m.
WHERE: HPD Edward A. Thomas Building at 1200 Travis, 22nd Floor Conference Room
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 MEDIA BRIEFING ROOM.
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