Community-Police Relations Focus of Tonight’s Telephone Town Hall

Press release from City of Gainesville

The City of Gainesville will host a telephone town hall on community-police relations tonight, June 10, at 7:15 p.m. Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe will be joined Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones, Police Advisory Board member Rosa Williams, Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn of the University of Florida African American Studies Program, and community organizer Aeriel Lane.

The speakers will advance a discussion about strengthening the partnership among community members, GPD, and the City. Neighbors with landlines are encouraged to register in advance through this link to receive a call back at the time of the event. Registration for a call back closes two hours before the 7:15 p.m. start time. Callers also can dial in at 1-888-410-3427 to ask questions, share comments or simply listen in once the event begins. Invite your friends to join us and learn more. Spanish speakers are invited to call 1-844-881-1317. 

The telephone town hall will be broadcast live on COX Cable Channel 12, and the recording will be archived on the City of Gainesville website.