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Joint Police Advisory Council (JPAC)


The Council develops and maintains productive lines of communication between members of the City-University community and the police departments who serve them. The Council emphasizes shared solutions that make optimal use of resources that best meet the needs of the overall community.


The Chief of Police from the City of Athens and Chief of Police from Ohio University are permanent members. The President of Ohio University appoints individuals representing the university community and the Mayor appoints 11 individuals. Term length is one year.

 Mayoral Appointees  Representing  Term Ending
 Burchfield, Molly At Large Victim's Advocate September 2017
 Dahn, Karen Neighborhood Association September 2017
 Horan Moseley, Paula Service-Safety Director  
 Kinney, Lori
At Large Service Community September 2017
 Knisely, Chris City Council  
 Lucas, Ron Deputy Service-Safety Director  
 Stock, Toby At Large Commuter Community  September 2017
 Thomas, Josh Chamber of Commerce  September 2017
 Vacant Landlord Community  
 Vacant At Large Underrepresented Constituents
 Vacant At Large City of Athens