The Public Safety Policy Committee reviews issues related to law enforcement, fire and life safety policies, including emergency communications, and emergency services, including ambulance and disaster preparedness.

Policy Committee

Committee Leadership
2024 Chair - Claudia Marroquin-Frometa, Mayor, Downey

2024 Vice Chair - Tessa Rudnick, Mayor Pro Tem, El Cerrito

Committee Members

The committee's membership is comprised of representatives from each of the Cal Cities professional departments, regional divisions, and caucuses, and appointments by the Cal Cities president.

2024 Policy Committee membership roster.

Learn how to join a Policy Committee.

Meeting Agendas and Highlights

The Public Safety Policy Committee will meet in 2024 on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, March 22, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
    Agenda |  Highlights
  • Friday, June 21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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      Curious why Cal Cities supports or opposes certain bills or measures? Advocacy efforts are determined by  Annual Conference Resolutions or the  Existing Policy and Guiding Principles.