The Police Department's Public Information Officer (PIO) is the point of contact for all media inquiries regarding the Department. The PIO is responsible the following:
Cooperating with news media personnel covering routine news stories, news stories that may involve the Department and at incident scenes.
Preparing and distributing Department media releases.
Being available for on-call responses to the news media.
Arranging for, and helping with, news media conferences.
The Town desires to work in partnership with the media; and establish and maintain positive and professional relationships with reporters and news organizations by providing consistent, timely and accurate information and by promptly responding to information requests.