Police Multicultural Advisory Committee

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Police Multicultural Advisory Committee (PMAC)

A core component of Joint Community Police Partnership (JCPP), PMAC advises the Richfield Police Department on how to better serve, communicate with, and understand the community. PMAC meets monthly with Police personnel to discuss topics that are important to their communities and to open up two-way communication. The primary role of PMAC members is to highlight community concerns and work strategically and collaboratively with community and RPD to address those concerns. PMAC also co-organizes many community engagement initiatives. Current members come from diverse cultural, professional, educational etc. backgrounds. We ask members to tap into their various skill sets and networks as part of their work in PMAC; engage with neighbors, coworkers, students, clients or anyone else to learn how PMAC can make progress on police-community relations.

Interested in joining PMAC?

Consider attending one of our meetings, the 2nd Thursday of every month, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

We seek members who:
  • Live or work in Richfield, or have some other significant connection to the city.
  • Are able to attend monthly meetings: 2nd Thursday of every month, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Embrace the diversity of our community.
  • Are willing and eager to participate in challenging and meaningful conversations.
  • Can act as a bridge between the community and police department.
  • Will work collaboratively to enhance relationships between police and the community, specifically with immigrants, people of color, and indigenous people in Richfield.
How to apply:

Want to get involved in PMAC in ways other than being a member?

There are a variety of opportunities for you to get involved, including, but not limited to:

  • Participate in a seasonal subcommittee that focuses on organizing a specific initiative.
  • Participate as a small group facilitator at our community forums.
  • Volunteer for any of our larger community events.
  • Connect us with your neighbors, friends, family, and other people and places you know. We constantly seek to connect more with our local community.

Questions? Ideas?
For further information or to share your thoughts, please contact Diana Chaman Salas at (612) 861-9840 or  dchaman@richfieldmn.gov. 

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