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Police Leadership Advisory Committee wants your input on the next Police Chief

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The Police Leadership Advisory Committee wants to hear your input on the hiring of a new Police Chief The Police Leadership Advisory Committee wants to hear your input on the hiring of a new Police Chief
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A committee of seven people have been chosen by Mayor David Condon to search for Spokane's next Chief of Police. 

The committee is made up of Mary Ann Murphy (Our Kids: Our Business), Toni Lodge (CEO of NATIVE Project, Native Health), Jim McDevitt (Former US Attorney), Ken Hohenberg (Kennewick Police Chief), Naima Quarles-Burnley (NAACP President), Jon Synder (Spokane City Council) and Gabrial Caballero (Federal Public Defender Investigator). 

The committee will be holding town hall forums in December to get input from the community as they search for the next Chief of Police. 

"We hope to devise a thorough and transparent process for answering the charge from the mayor to hold town hall forums to solicit community input on three areas:Review and make recommendations to strengthen the current chief of police job description, identify the attributes the community is seeking in the next police chief, and recommend the hiring and selection process that should be used," the group said in a press release. 

If you'd like to voice your opinion, you can do so by attending one of the following forums:

Tuesday, Dec. 1:

NE Community Center (12 pm to 2 pm)

Wednesday, Dec. 16:

West Central Community Center (12 pm to 2 pm)

East Central Community Center (5 pm to 7 pm)

The committee says they will hear everyone's input, then deliver a summary of all the themes to the mayor on January 15. 

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