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Public Safety & Justice Affairs Committee
Michael J. Gallagher, Chair
Yvonne M. Conwell, Vice Chair
Pernel Jones, Jr.
Janine D. Carter
Chaired by Councilman Michael Gallagher, the Public Safety and Justice Affairs Committee reviews and makes recommendations on legislation concerning matters pertaining to the public’s safety, including issues involving our courts, probation department, the public defender commission, regulation of hazardous materials, public protection, consumer protection, animal control, public health, and emergency management. Additionally, this Committee has addressed issues relating to the County Sheriff, the Clerk of Courts and the County Prosecutor.