Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib listens during the day's first meeting, Friday, March 25, 2011. Khatib balances time spent in meetings throughout the day with time to communicate with the public.
Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib starts each day with a meeting and has several meetings during the day. He tries to get out of the office, too, in order to mingle with the public.
Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib checks his week's schedule at his computer Friday, March 25, 2011.
Tarik Khatib talks about his role as police chief and how he communicates with the public using advice from fellow officers and public officials Friday, March 25, 2011.