When: 6 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2019


Where: Knox County Public Defenders Community Law Office, 1101 Liberty St.


Who: Police Advisory & Review Committee members, PARC Executive Director Clarence Vaughn, Knoxville Police Department Chief Eve Thomas, KPD officers


PARC meetings are held quarterly in varying locations around the city. They are open to the general public and citizens with concerns about crime and safety in the City of Knoxville.


This quarter’s meeting will include a training session led by the Knoxville Police Department about best practices during traffic stops and interactions with law enforcement officers.


Additionally, the meeting’s agenda will include committee business, speakers who have requested to address the committee, and an open forum (limited to three minutes per speaker). To sign up to speak at the meeting, contact Ola Blackmon-McBride at 865-215-3966.


The Police Advisory & Review Committee encourages the public to bring concerns and questions regarding the Knoxville Police Department to the attention of the committee. The primary objective is the continuation of securing relationships between the KPD and the general public it serves. For more information on PARC, visit http://knoxvilletn.gov/parc/.


Anyone needing a disability accommodation to be able to attend should contact Stephanie Cook at scook@knoxvilletn.gov or 865-215-2034. For an English interpreter, contact the Title VI coordinator Tatia Harris at 865-215-2831.