2013 Desert Hot Springs Community Policing Initiative

Community Policing Initiative DHSPD Chief Kate Singer

The Desert Hot Springs Police Department hosted their 3rd Annual Community Policing Initiative Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 14 2013 at the city’s new Health and Wellness Center/Boy’s and Girl’s Club .

The meeting included a video from Homeland Security and a presentation by the American Red Cross. Commander Dan Bressler introduced various members of the Police Department who were present, and City Manager Rick Daniels and Police Chief, Kate Singer addressed the crowd.

Attendees were given a chance to ask general questions to the Chief during the town hall meeting, then attendees were directed to specific areas of the gym according to the beat in which they live. There they were able to speak about specific concerns with Community Police Beat Officers and their Sergeants, as well as Code Enforcement and Animal Control Officers.

Many people enjoyed free hot dogs and chips. and water from Mission Springs Water District at the conclusion of the plenary meeting. More photos of Bruce Montgomery of this event!