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Community Safety Focus Area

Committee charge
Charlotte will be one of America’s safest communities.

The Community Safety Committee focuses on several initiatives to decrease crime through enforcement and prevention strategies that target specific crime categories or offenders as well as reduce the incidence of property crime and vehicle crashes.
Committee members

Click the image to access each members' bio and contact information.

Claire FallonMichael BarnesAl AustinGreg PhippsKenny Smith
Claire Fallon,
committee chair
Michael Barnes,
committee vice chair
Al AustinGreg PhippsKenny Smith

Staff resource: Ann ​Wall, assistant city manager


Focus area plan
The Community Safety Focus Area Plan is designed to create a community where residents and visitors feel safe in their homes, their neighborhoods, their workplaces and the areas where they shop and play. View the 2016 plan.

Upcoming meetings
All meetings are held in room 280 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center (600 East 4th Street) on the third Wednesday of each month. View the full public meeting calendar.

November 18, 2015 (Rescheduled from Nov. 12)Noon - Room CH-14
October 8, 2015Noon
September 10, 2015Noon

Meeting agendas & summaries
Below are the most recent documents.
View past age​ndas and summaries.​

collapse Date of Meeting : 11/18/2015 ‎(1)
November 18, 2015 Agenda.pdfNovember 18, 2015 AgendaNovember 18, 2015 Agenda
collapse Date of Meeting : 10/8/2015 ‎(1)
October 8, 2015 Agenda.pdfOctober 8, 2015 AgendaOctober 8, 2015 Agenda
collapse Date of Meeting : 9/10/2015 ‎(1)
September 10, 2015 Agenda.pdfSeptemeber 10, 2015 AgendaSeptember 10, 2015 Agenda
collapse Date of Meeting : 6/11/2015 ‎(2)
June 11, 2015 Agenda.pdfJune 11, 2015 AgendaJune 11, 2015 Agenda