Media Relations

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The Media Relations/Public Information Officer serves as a single authoritative source for the media;media relations providing news releases of public interest and maintaining cooperative open communications with the media and community.

The Media Relations/Public Information Officer provides information to the public as quickly and completely as possible, provided such information does not unnecessarily jeopardize active investigations, violate the law or violate the constitutional rights of the accused.

The Media Relations/Public Information Officer uses a variety of communication tools, such as the department website and social media websites, such as Facebook and Twitter.

The Media Relations/Public Information Officer is responsible for issuing news releases, producing public service announcements, granting interviews, coordinating media interviews for department personnel, coordinating department events and all marketing material for the department.