Published on: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 News

Two Vacancies on Chief’s Advisory Board for Individuals Aged 16-21


Chief Antonio DeVaul of the Takoma Park Police Department announces that there are two vacancies on the Police Chief’s Advisory Board for individuals aged 16 to 21.

The board meets on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Currently, the meetings take place over Zoom. In the future, they would take place at the Takoma Park Community Center. For information about the Board and its current members, visit

If you are between the ages of 16 and 21, please submit a letter of interest to Cathy Plevy at or mail to Chief Antonio DeVaul, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912.

The board is briefed on all activities of the police department and brings issues and concerns to the chief’s attention. The board will be actively involved in the design and implementation of the future public safety model in Takoma Park. All applicants will be interviewed by the Chief of Police.

The City of Takoma Park is committed to serving all members of the Takoma Park community, irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or citizenship status. Chief DeVaul’s intent for the Advisory Board is that its members represent the diversity that makes our city a welcoming place to live and work.

We look forward to listening to and discussing youth concerns in our community.

This article originally appeared in the September 2020 Takoma Park Newsletter.