Payson Police will hold their first community public meeting to hear comments from area residents.
On Aug. 7, Payson's Town Hall will be the setting where police chief, Don Engler, wants to offer the public an opportunity to voice comments and opinions about the police department and its operation.
A press release from Payson Police said the community meeting will be at 6:00 p.m. at town hall in the council chambers.
The meeting is scheduled to last about an hour and residents of Payson, as well as those in surrounding communities, are welcome to attend and speak.
Engler will be available to hear and answer questions and comments from members of the community.
Administrative assistant to chief Engler, Kim Becker said, "This is part of chief Engler's vision. The chief wants the community to feel they can come to him anytime and make comments, whether they be positive or negative."
"He wants everyone to know that if they can come to him with questions, they will get answers," said Becker.
Payson Town Hall is located at 303 N. Beeline Highway in Payson.