Justice & Public Safety Policy Steering Committee

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

Policy Platform & Resolutions 2023-2024

Only through county partnership with other levels of government can a comprehensive approach to crime and public safety issues be undertaken within the American system of federalism.

Updates & Analysis

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FEMA requests feedback from counties on the BRIC non-financial Direct Technical Assistance program

FEMA seeks feedback from counties to expand its BRIC non-financial Direct Technical Assistance program

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Bipartisan bills introduced to support counties in the disaster recovery process

Bipartisan legislation introduced to permanently authorize HUD’s CDBG-DR program, a longstanding county priority

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New DOJ funding opportunities for counties to improve school security and reduce youth violence

Counties can utilize funding from DOJ’s STOP School Violence Program towards behavioral health and threat assessment trainings for students, educators and local law enforcement.

Committee Chair

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Hon. George Dunlap

Chairman of the Board, Mecklenburg County, N.C.

Committee Contact

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Brett Mattson

Legislative Director – Justice & Public Safety | Gulf States Counties & Parishes Caucus
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