News and Public Relations
Office of Media and Communications
The Office of Media and Communications disseminates information externally to the public via telephone inquiries and through the use of electronic and print media. This office also relays information interdepartmentally through memos and the department newsletter, the MPD Bulletin. This information may include, but is not limited to high profile investigations, crime statistics, and police /community programs and functions.
The Office of Media and Communications disseminates this information through news conferences, news releases and daily briefings with the local media. Also, the Office of Media and Communications fields requests for interviews, speakers and appearances by Department members. These requests come from various entities such as schools, professional organizations, and local, national and international media outlets.