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Members of the Baldwin Park Police Officers Association (BPOA) plan to be present at City Hall for this Wednesday's City Council meeting, to demand answers and more "transparency" about the possible contract to be made with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The BPOA, which sees as imminent that the police force will be dismantled, has said it is not opposed to the possibility of transitioning public safety services to the Sheriff.
However, they want to ask the Council to be more transparent in the process. Currently the City is awaiting the results of a study on the feasibility of hiring the services of the County.
The second study, which could be completed this month or in early March, will determine when the City makes its final decision.
According to Jesse Melgar, spokesman for the BPOA, the union has been recruiting members and community leaders to speak during the public comments section at the meeting on Wednesday, February 6.
"They are expecting a big turnout from cross-sections of the community. They will all be asking the City Council to answer some serious questions and encourage transparency," Melgar said.
The meeting will be held in City Hall, at 14403 Pacific Avenue, and it starts at 7:00 pm.