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Kauai Police Department launches community outreach effort

Police Chief Darryl Perry Police Chief Darryl Perry
LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

In an effort to increase transparency and create and open dialogue with the community, the Kauai Police Department will be hosting a series of outreach meetings in May and June.

"Public meetings create an additional opportunity for us to be transparent, and better understand the needs and concerns of the people we serve," Police Chief Darryl Perry said in a statement.

Each meeting will include a presentation on the department's budget, accreditation process, body-worn cameras and islandwide and regional crime trends. After the presentations, meeting attendees will have a chance to ask questions and share feedback with KPD.

Here's the schedule of upcoming meetings:

  • Monday, May 18 at 6 p.m. - Waimea Neighborhood Center
  • Tuesday, May 19 at 6 p.m. - Kilauea Neighborhood Center
  • Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m. - Kapa'a Neighborhood Center
  • Tuesday, June 2 at 7 p.m. - Koloa Neighborhood Center
  • Thursday, June 4 at 6 p.m. - Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
  • Monday, June 15 at 6 p.m. - Lihue Neighborhood Center
  • Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. - Hanapepe Neighborhood Center

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