Citizens who want to join a law enforcement committee in La Crosse County have just over a week to apply for a seat.
May 14th is the deadline to submit names to county board chair Monica Kruse for three positions on the Criminal Justice Management Council.
One member who left the council recently, Joella Striebel, said she had been publicly harassed by members of a police union, for being critical of police practices.
Kruse hopes that controversy won’t scare away applicants, and says Striebel held a seat reserved for people who work in the mental health field.
Kruse says the idea of appointing
The proposed creation of such a committee has been criticized by police in the area