Jenkintown Mayor announces public meetings to discuss safety services, police sustainability

Gabe Lerman, Mayor of Jenkintown Borough, published a statement to residents regarding upcoming public meetings to share information and discuss the future of the Jenkintown Police Department.

“In preparation for these upcoming meetings, we ask that you read the Smeal Report when it is released and review factual material that will be provided to you via our website and through an email last,” Lerman wrote. “We also ask that you consider attending the community meeting to hear the facts and ask questions regarding the possible solutions that are being considered.”

A Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00pm, Lerman wrote. A second meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 26 at 7:00pm in the Jenkintown High School auditorium.

From Mayor Lerman’s Facebook post:

To engage in discussion and information sharing about public safety services within the Borough, please attend the upcoming public meetings. Details in the included message below.

More information will follow, which will be communicated here, as well as through other channels.

Leading up to these meetings, please consider what your expectations of public safety services are and share them.

The statement:

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Photo: Mayor Lerman’s Facebook page