The forums in Prince William County, Virginia are a platform for people to share real, honest, and uncensored information about their local community. This is an invaluable resource for residents to stay informed and ask questions about their local area. The forums are also used to develop the statewide Commonwealth Opportunity Plan in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development. The Prince William Metropolitan Area CIT program consists of law enforcement officers and dispatchers from Prince William County Police, Manassas Municipal Police, Manassas Park Police, the Prince William County Sheriff's Office and the Prince William County Adult Detention Center.
This program provides a non-partisan educational forum to study the essential interests, problems and objectives of the population of Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. A public forum meeting is a planned gathering of fifteen or more people standing or moving along public property. It includes pickets, demonstrations and processions on the occasion of religious or civil ceremonies. Spontaneous or unplanned meetings do not require a permit.
The Department is also active on NextDoor, where information can be shared directly with residents of Prince William County. They have been serving Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park for more than 30 years, focusing on elections and issues of interest to local communities. The Department has its own training academy located in the Nokesville area of Prince William County, where officers receive basic training and ongoing recertification and retraining. Graduates of the course will better understand how the Department works and will better know and appreciate the challenges and decisions that Prince William County police officers face every day.
The forums in Prince William County are an invaluable resource for residents to stay informed about their local community. They provide an opportunity for people to share questions and information about their local community, as well as learn more about how the Department works and appreciate the challenges and decisions that Prince William County police officers face every day. Through these forums, people can gain a better understanding of their local area and how it is managed by law enforcement.