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TPD announces Meet the Chief events for 2020

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Posted at 9:16 AM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-27 09:21:10-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department has announced a schedule events where residents can come out and meet Tallahassee's new police chief starting in January.

TPD says incoming Police Chief Lawrence Revell will be officially sworn in on Monday, Jan. 6, and will host additional events in January to meet with the community.

As part of his vision, Chief Revell aims to strengthen ties with the community, implement positive changes within the department and enhance collaboration with TPD’s law enforcement partners.

“We will enhance the relationship that our department has with the community,” Incoming Chief Revell said. “We’re going to have real conversations about real issues. I hope you take the time to attend one of the upcoming meetings because opening the lines of communication is a critical first step.”

The community is invited to following events:

  • Monday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m., the official swearing-in of Chief Revell will be held at Jack McLean Community Center, located at 700 Paul Russell Road.
  • Thursday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m., the community is invited to a reception-style meet-and-greet with Chief Revell at Hilaman Golf Course, located at 2737 Blair Stone Road.
  • Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m., the community is invited to meet Chief Revell at Sue Herndon McCollum Community Center at Lafayette Park, 501 Ingleside Avenue.

In addition, TPD says Incoming Chief Revell plans to establish a citizens committee to enhance the two-way communication between