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White House invites HAPCOA to Stakeholder Meeting

March 23, 2015

The White House Domestic Policy Council invited HAPCOA to participate in a stakeholders meeting to discuss the President’s Taskforce on 21st Century Policing interim report.  The meeting took place on Friday, March 20th in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building within the White House complex.  Leading the discussions were Roy Austin, Director, White House Policy Council and Ron Davis, Director, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), Department of Justice.

Representing HAPCOA was Executive Director Anthony Chapa.  Chapa lead discussions regarding the HAPCOA perspective regarding the interim report and announced the dates and theme of the 42nd Annual National Training Symposium, “Hispanic Policing in the 21st Century: Communication, Trust & Inclusion”, set for the week of November 16-20, 2015 in San Antonio, TX.

Among those attending the stakeholders meeting included representatives of the International Association of Chief of Police, Fraternal Order of Police, Police Foundation, National Tactical Officers Association, Major City Chiefs, Police Forum, Women in Federal Law Enforcement, the COPS Program and members of the White House Domestic Policy Council.

HAPCOA members are encouraged to read the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing interim report:  http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2761

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