Police oversight board seeks applications through month’s end


The city of La Mesa is now accepting applications for its newly created Community Police Oversight Board. Deadline for submissions of applicants is Dec. 1 by 5:30 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. Applications may be obtained at La Mesa City Hall or at its website.

The CPOB will consist of an 11-member panel and members must be residents of the city. The CPOB will provide recommendations to the chief of police, mayor, City Council and city managers on La Mesa Police Department procedures and policies and on matters of public safety within the city. Residents must be:

A citizen for each of the four police beats.

A citizen from each of the four communities’ faith-based business, young adult (18-30-years old), older adult (62-years-old or older).

Representatives from Helix Charter High School and La Mesa-
Spring Valley School District

Advocate for people experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, mental health or other social issue.

Submit applications to the City Clerk’s Office at 8130 Allison Ave., La Mesa, or email to cityclrk@cityoflamesa.us.

For more information and to apply, visit: www.cityoflamesa.us/1644/Community-Police-Oversight-Board.

Police oversight  board seeks applications through month’s end