The new police chief in St. Martinville is reaching out to the community to help his department keep the city safer.
Chief Ricky Martin announced the start of an advisory committee for the St. Martinville Police Department. Martin said the main focus of the committee will be to get suggestions and recommendations from citizens.
The committee with meet once a month regarding youth programs, drug programs, community policing and any other matter in which the community feels will benefit the city and make the city a safer place to live.
Anyone interested in being on the committee can contact Chief Ricky Martin or Board Secretary Lora Broussard at the St Martinville Police Department at 337-394-3001.