The Public Safety & Crime Prevention (PSCP) 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.

NLC’s Federal Advocacy Committee members include local elected officials and city staff from NLC member cities and towns across the country who are committed to discussing and influencing federal policy that has a direct and profound impact on local government operations.


Committee Roster


    Vice Chair     

Vice Chair

EENR Chair Monica Rodriguez EENR Vice Chair Sheri Lauritano EENR Vice Chair Alan Wapner

Monica Rodriguez
Los Angeles, Calif.

Sheri Lauritano
Goodyear, Ariz.

Alan Wapner
Council Member
Ontario Calif.

Click here for the 2020 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee roster

Meetings & Events


  • Congressional City Conference, March 8-11, Washington, DC
  • Summer Board and Leadership Meeting, June 16-18, Virtual
  • City Summit, November 18-21, Tampa, FL

Policy & Resolutions

View the policies and resolutions crafted by and voted on by the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee:

2020 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Resolutions

Click here to view the full 2020 National Municipal Policy book containing each of the Federal Advocacy Committee chapters and resolutions.