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Posted on: November 22, 2021

News Release - Notice of Community Policing Advisory Committee Meeting

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NOTICE OF COMMUNITY POLICING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

PURCELLVILLE, Va. November 22, 2021 — The Purcellville Community Policing Advisory Committee (CPAC) will have its next meeting on Monday December 6, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Agenda’s are posted on the Purcellville Town website at https://www.purcellvilleva.gov/913/TC-and-PC-Agendas-Videos-etc. Currently meeting are being held in-person for members and virtually for citizens due to the current circumstances related to COVID. 

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 meeting are held once a month on the first Monday of the month, excluding holidays. 

The meetings will start at 7:00 PM in-person at Town Hall or virtually for citizens. 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.

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