NEWS RELEASE Contact: Christa Kermode, Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 540-338-7422x100
NOTICE OF COMMUNITY POLICING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING
PURCELLVILLE, Va. March 22, 2021 — The Purcellville Community Policing Advisory Committee (CPAC) will have its next virtual meeting on Monday April 5, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Agendas are posted on the Purcellville Town website at https://www.purcellvilleva.gov/913/TC-and-PC-Agendas-Videos-etc.
The CPAC was created in 2020 by Town ordinance 20-09-01 for the purpose of (a) advising the town Council on matters related to Purcellville's police-community relations, police training, and police protocols; (b) improving public trust of Purcellville police by increasing communication and transparency; (c) raising awareness about injustices in policing; (d) promoting public education on policing matters; and (e) promoting the fair and equal treatment of all citizens by the police. The committee consists of 9 voting members, all of who are appointed by the Town Council and residents of the town.
The CPAC meetings are held once a month on the first Monday of the month, excluding holidays. The current meeting schedule is as follows:
April 5, 2021
May 3, 2021
June 7, 2021
August 2, 2021
October 4, 2021
November 1, 2021
December 6, 2021
The meetings will start at 7:00 PM and will be held virtually unless otherwise noticed. Participation information for each of the meetings can be found on the Town’s website.
The Town of Purcellville, Virginia
“Purcellville-your small Town, where history and progress intersect and people prosper,” is an award-winning town of over 10,000 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 50 miles west of Washington, DC. Having received the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities, Purcellville continues to be honored for its green initiatives with most recently being the Tree City USA recipient for the 13th year. The Town was reaffirmed as a AAA rated community by S&P Global Ratings, the highest credit rating possible, and is ranked “Safest City” in Virginia in 2020. Once a stop along the W&OD rail line, which has been converted to a multi-use trail from Alexandria, VA to Purcellville, the Town has maintained its historic old-town feel through the restoration and maintenance of its many downtown structures, reflecting the Victorian architecture popular during the early 1900s. Today, Purcellville is the economic hub of western Loudoun County and a popular weekend destination for antiquing, equestrian activities, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants. More info at www.purcellvilleva.gov.