Public Safety Outreach Event Planned for April 5

The Palomar College Police Department and the GEAR-UP program are co-hosting the first annual Public Safety Community Outreach Event

Wednesday, April 5

  5 – 8 p.m.

Student Union, Palomar College, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos 92069.

The event, held during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, will include information about crime prevention, K-9 demonstrations, and opportunities to meet with local law public safety representatives.

The event is designed to promote police-community partnerships, and create a positive environment. By enhancing relationships between students, staff , the community, and law enforcement organizers aim to meet the goals of building trust and mutual respect.

Agencies scheduled to attend at press time include: Palomar College Police Department, San Diego Sheriff’s Department, Mira Costa College Police Department, Cal State University San Marcos Police Department, Oceanside Police Department, San Diego Police Department, California Highway Patrol, San Marcos Fire Department, San Diego City College Police Department, San Diego Unified School District Police Department, Carlsbad Police Department, and Oceanside Police Department.

Parking:

Parking will be available in Lots 1 and 2 without a permit during the hours of the event. In addition, there will be no permit citing in student lots starting at 4 p.m. for the event.

More information:

Laura Gropen, Director, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2152

Melinda Finn, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365

Gerard Perez, Palomar College Police Department 760-744-1150, ext. 2289

 

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Laura Gropen, Director, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2152, lgropen@palomar.edu

Melinda Finn, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365, mfinn@palomar.edu

Gerard Perez, Palomar College Police Department 760-744-1150, ext. 2289