Public Safety Committee

The membership and duties of the Public Safety and Emergency Management Committee are set by City Council Resolution.

Powers and Duties

The Public Safety and Emergency Management Committee is an Advisory Committee to both the City Council and the Commissions.

The Committee’s work will center on reviewing critical public safety functions, including but not limited to:

  • Scheduling and participating in disaster preparedness training through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Reverse 911 testing and evacuation modeling
  • Involvement in “table top” exercises
  • Creating, training and maintaining Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Evaluation of Essential Services Facilities as defined by State and Federal regulations
  • Support for and creation of Neighborhood Watch Captains and periods reviews of public safety response levels of service (LOS).

All annual Fire and Police Annual Reports will be made to this Committee prior to the submission to the City Council.


Nine-member committee with each member appointed by a member of the City Council with the Mayor having three (3) appointments, one member appointed by the Suisun City Firefighters’ Association, and one member appointed by the Suisun City Police Officers’ Association. The Chair and Vice Chair to be selected by vote of the members annually.