Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee

The Public Safety & Crime Prevention Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and gun control.

Meetings & Events | Policy & Resolutions | Legislation | Presentations

Vice Chair

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson

Karen Freeman Wilson

Mayor

Gary, Indiana

Chair

Scott Somers

Scott Somers

Vice Mayor

Mesa, Arizona

Vice Chair

Scott Maddox

Scott Maddox

Commissioner

Tallahassee, Florida

Board Liaison

Kevin Kramer


Kevin Kramer
Council Member
Louisville, Kentucky

Rosters

Policy and Advocacy Committee

Alabama

Don Moore, Council Member, City of Uniontown, Alabama

Benjamin Little, Council Member, City of Anniston, Alabama

James McGowan, Council Member, City of Pell City, Alabama

Arizona

Craig Heustis, Council Member, City of Buckeye, Arizona

Daniel Valenzuela, Council Member, City of Phoenix, Arizona

Sammy Chavira, Council Member, City of Glendale, Arizona

William Stipp, Council Member, City of Goodyear, Arizona

Jerry Weiers, Mayor, City of Glendale, Arizona

Sheri Lauritano, City of Goodyear, Arizona

Arkansas

Scott McCormick, Mayor, City of Crossett, Arkansas

Catherine Cook, City Manager, City of Hope, Arkansas

Steve Northcutt, Mayor, City of Malvern, Arkansas

James Sanders, Mayor, City of Blytheville, Arkansas

California

Jim Davis, Councilmember, City of Sunnyvale, California

Anthony Spitaleri, Mayor, City of Sunnyvale, California

Frank Sollecito, Council Member, City of Monterey, California

Connecticut

Richard Paoletto, Council Member, City of Bridgeport, Connecticut

Richard Fontana, Deputy Director, Operations, City of New Haven, Connecticut

Delaware

Robert McGhee, Council Member, Town of Middletown, Delaware

Carleton Carey, Mayor, City of Dover, Delaware

James Ford, Mayor, City of Lewes, Delaware

Florida

Eric Jones, Mayor, City of West Park, Florida

William Julian, Commissioner, City of Hallandale Beach, Florida

Georgia

Alex Heath, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Fairburn, Georgia

Legree McCamey, Council Member, City of La Grange, Georgia

Illinois

George Dunham, Trustee, Village of Schaumburg, Illinois

Indiana

Benjamin Hunter, Councillor, City of Indianapolis, Indiana

Gilda Orange, Council Member, City of East Chicago, Indiana

Iowa

Robert Andeweg, Mayor, City of Urbandale, Iowa

Kentucky

Erin Hinson, Legislative Assistant, Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government, Kentucky

Maryland

Reveral Yeargin, Council Member, City of Seat Pleasant, Maryland

Silke Pope, Council Member, City of Greenbelt, Maryland

Edward Putens, Council Member, City of Greenbelt, Maryland

Willie Calhoun, Commissioner, City of District Heights, Maryland

Stewart Cumbo, Councilman, Town of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Michigan

Gary Brown, Council Member, City of Detroit, Michigan

Minnesota

Jamie Verbrugge, City Manager, City of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Eric Lammle, Council Member, City of New Hope, Minnesota

Mark Bilderback, Council Member, City of Rochester, Minnesota

Erick Boder, City Council Member, City of Mayer, Minnesota

Michael Schultz, Council Member, City of Red Wing, Minnesota

Mississippi

Tim Waldrup, Mayor, City Of Ellisville, Mississippi

Margaret Barrett-Simon, Council Member, City of Jackson, Mississippi

Missouri

Louvenia Mathison, Councilwoman Ward 4, City of Berkeley, Missouri

Nebraska

Jim Brenneman, Council President, City of Norfolk, Nebraska

Nevada

Sharon Zadra, Council Member, City of Reno, Nevada

New Mexico

Steve Lee, Judge, City of Alamogordo, New Mexico

Charles Ring, Councilor, Town of Edgewood, New Mexico

Dan Darnell, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Farmington, New Mexico

North Carolina

Arthur Barber, Commissioner, Town of Carthage, North Carolina

Victor Taylor, Alderman, City of New Bern, North Carolina

Ohio

Robert Buckman, Council Member, City of Blue Ash, Ohio

Marilee Chinnici-Zuercher, Council Member, City of Dublin, Ohio

Oregon

Rod Hardin, Councilor, City of Hermiston, Oregon

Pennsylvania

Vaughn Spencer, Council President, City of Reading, Pennsylvania

Tennessee

Walter Hunt, Council Member, City of Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Texas

Charles Swearengen, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Hurst, Texas

Terrilyn Tarlton, Council Member, Galveston, Texas

C. Wilbanks, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Grapevine, Texas

Washington

Joe Marine, Mayor, City of Mukilteo, Washington

Sally Bagshaw, Council Member, City of Seattle, Washington

Wyoming

David Angiolillo, Council Member, City of Douglas, Wyoming

Kenyne Schlager, Mayor, City of Casper, Wyoming



Steering Committee

Alabama

Velma Johnson, Council Member, City of Midfield, Alabama

Arizona

Sammy Chavira, Council Member, City of Glendale, Arizona

William Stipp, Council Member, City of Goodyear, Arizona

Frank Scott, Vice Mayor, City of Avondale, Arizona

Sheri Lauritano, , City of Goodyear, Arizona

Joel Navarro, Council Member, City of Tempe, Arizona

Arkansas

Chris Claybaker, Mayor, City of Camden, Arkansas

California

Alan D. Wapner, Mayor Pro Tem City of Ontario, California

Joel Price, Councilmember, City of Thousand Oaks, California

Mitchell Englander, Council Member, City of Los Angeles, California

Jim Davis, council member, City of Sunnyvale, California

Marty Simonoff, Council Member, City of Brea, California

Pete Constant, Council Member, City of San Jose, California

Colorado

Barbara Cleland, Council Member At Large, City of Aurora, Colorado

Eric Tade, Council Member, City of Thornton, Colorado

Joyce Downing, Mayor, City of Northglenn, Colorado

Connecticut

Amy Marie Vizzo-Paniccia, Councilwoman, 134th District, City of Bridgeport, Connecticut

Florida

Lee Feldman, City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Wengay Newton, Council Member, Saint Petersburg, Florida

Tom Powers, Vice Mayor, City of Coral Springs, Florida

Donald Rosen, Commissioner, City of Sunrise, Florida

Jonathan Lewis, City Manager, City of North Port, Florida

Isaac Robinson, Commissioner, City of West Palm Beach, Florida

Mary Ross-Wilkerson, Vice Mayor, City of Belle Glade, Florida

Georgia

John Hall, Council Member, City of Savannah, Georgia

Anthony Coleman, Council Member, City of Marietta, Georgia

Indiana

Mary Moriarty Adams, Councillor, City of Indianapolis, Indiana

Maryland

Silke Pope, Council Member, City of Greenbelt, Maryland

Edward Putens, Council Member, City of Greenbelt, Maryland

Michigan

Ken Massey, Council Member, City of Farmington Hills, Michigan

Minnesota

John Zanmiller, Mayor, West St. Paul, Minnesota

Nevada

Stavros Anthony, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Las Vegas, Nevada

New Jersey

Donna Williams, Council Member, City of Orange Township, New Jersey

North Carolina

Martha Sue Hall, Councilmember, City of Albemarle, North Carolina

Erich Hackney, Councilman, Lumberton, North Carolina

Larry Gladney, Council Member, Town of La Grange, North Carolina

Ronnie Wall, Mayor, City of Burlington, North Carolina

Ohio

Tara Mosley-Samples, Councilwoman, City of Akron, Ohio

Barbara Staggs, Council Member, City of Trotwood, Ohio

Oklahoma

Mike Lester, Councilor, City of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

South Carolina

James Jenkins, Council Member, City of Cayce, South Carolina

Tennessee

Kay Senter, Council Member, City of Morristown, Tennessee

Texas

Richard Fregoe, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Grand Prairie, Texas

Wilbert Austin, Council Member, City of Waco, Texas

Robert Rivera, Council Member, City of Arlington, Texas

Tito Rodriguez, Council Member, City of North Richland Hills, Texas

Washington

Tony Anderson, Deputy Mayor, City of SeaTac, Washington

Wyoming

Joe Shumway, Council Member, City of Laramie, Wyoming

Randy Adams, Council Member, City of Torrington, Wyoming



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