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Public Affairs Officer
CAPR 20-1, p. 39

Advises and assists the commander on all media relations, internal information and community relations matters.  Plans, develops and implements a Public Affairs program.  

They shall: 

            Release information on unit activities to news media. 

            Publish unit newsletter or bulletin. 

            Coordinate participation of unit members in community activities. 

            Coordinate with other organizations and agencies as required. 

            Supervise all pubic affairs activities of subordinate units. 

The public affairs officer, to be effective, must be familiar with CAPP 201, CAPP 190-1, CAPP 3, current policies and activities of his/her unit.