Justice & Public Safety Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to criminal justice and public safety systems, including ​criminal justice planning, law enforcement, courts, corrections, homeland security, community crime prevention, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, emergency management, fire prevention and control, and civil disturbances.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

2016 Policy Briefs

  • Policy Brief

    Reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program

    ACTION NEEDED: As the current authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expires on September 30, 2017 please urge your members of Congress support legislation that will keep the program accessible and affordable for all county residents.

Latest Resources

  • Document | Aug. 2, 2017
  • Advocacy | Jul. 26, 2017

    With the Summer Congressional recess starting Friday, July 28th, county leaders have a great opportunity to advocate for county legislative and regulatory priorities right at home. NACo has put together the following information to help you be an effective advocate during the summer recess.

  • Press Release | May. 18, 2017

    The National Association of Counties and the National League of Cities City-County Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic sent the following letter to President Donald J. Trump regarding the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

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Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee


Mark Luttrell
County Mayor
Shelby County, Tennessee


Vice Chair

Alisha Bell
Wayne County, Michigan


Katie Cashion
Guilford County, North Carolina


John Eaves
Fulton County, Georgia


Sally Heyman
Miami-Dade County, Florida


Brenda Howerton
Durham County, North Carolina


Leticia Perez
Kern County, California


Subcommittee Chair

George Dunlap (Juvenile)
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina


David Hudson (Courts & Corrections)
County Judge
Sebastian County, Arkansas


William Truex (Homeland Security)
Charlotte County, Florida


Glen Webb (Law Enforcement)
Pitt County, North Carolina


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