Tag Archives: community engagement

Behind the Shield: Iowa City Community Policing Videos

Promo Video The University of Iowa Student Government is producing a series of videos to help people in the community better know our local law enforcement officers. The videos also include helpful information about public safety issues. Behind the Shield Episode 1 Get to know Brad Schramm a patrol officer for University of Iowa Police […]

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National Night Out is 4:30 – 7PM on Tuesday August 5, 2014

On Tuesday, August 5, neighborhoods throughout Iowa City are invited to join thousands of other communities nationwide for the 31st Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. Over 38 million people in almost 15,000 communities from all 50 states are expected to participate in the event to heighten crime and drug prevention […]

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Courthouse Annex Public Meeting, 11AM on 17 June 2014

(Source: Johnson County Board of Supervisors Press Release PDF Document, 6 June 2014) EVENT VIDEO This is a video recording from the event and below is the original announcement. EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT This is the original announcement about the event. For Immediate Release PUBLIC INVITED TO PROVIDE INPUT ON DESIGN OF COURTHOUSE ANNEX Date: 17 June […]

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Citizens Police Review Board Community Forum

The Citizens Police Review Board will be holding its Annual Community Forum for the purpose of hearing Citizens’ views on the policies, practices and procedures of the Iowa City Police Department. DATE: Tuesday, May 13, 2013, TIME: 6:00 PM at LOCATION: Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A. 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City. Questions & […]

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Local group gauges public opinion on Justice Center

[Source: “Local group gauges public opinion on Justice Center,” Daily Iowan, 26 September 2013, by Emily Friese] The number of local elections that shot down a new justice center stands firmly at 2-0. With a public-interest survey in its second phase, there is a new opportunity to gain insight on the contentious topic. The current […]

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Request for Community Engagement – Website Changes to Reflect Election Outcome

In November 2012, over 35,000 people (a majority of local residents) voted in support of a Justice Center for Johnson County. Those opposed to the proposed Justice Center expressed a variety of concerns: Not enough is being done locally to address the needs of the poor, and transform the conditions that contribute to poverty. Sources […]

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