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November Community Forum
Community Relations and Law Enforcement
Presenting Santa Barbara Chief of Police Lori Luhnow


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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 noon to 2 p.m.
Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1232 De La Vina St.

The League will introduce Chief Luhnow to League members and the community, and she will speak on the topic of "Community Policing," as well as her 27 years of experience with the San Diego Police Department. Her work in that department has included overseeing officer training, and special operations, including Domestic Violence operations. She will explain her views on community policing as an updated way that police work on an ongoing basis with community members, as opposed to just coming onto events during a crisis.

The forum is free and open to the public. Bring a brown bag lunch and your friends. Beverages will be provided. Parking behind the center is free during the forum.

Electing the President

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