Public Safety Commission

The Little Rock Public Safety Commission was created on October 2, 2023, by Ordinance No. 22,316. The goals of this Commission are to:

  • Contribute to the overall safety and security of communities in the City of Little Rock by recommending policies, programs, and initiatives to the Board of Directors that work to reduce crime.
  • Promote community engagement by fostering strong relationships between Law Enforcement and Little Rock communities.
  • Inform the Board of Directors and the public about holistic efforts to address violent crime in Little Rock.

AUTHORITY: Ordinance No. 22,316, passed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors on October 2, 2023, created this Commission.
TERM: Each member of this Commission, except the initial membership, will serve one (1), four (4) – year term. *The initial Commission appointees will draw lots as set forth in Ordinance No. 22,316 to determine the initial terms for each initial seat.
MEMBERS: Seven (7) Ward Commissioners and Six (6) At-Large Commissioners
DUTIES: The Commission will meet to make specific recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the broader issues of social, economic, and environmental conditions that affect public safety and result in violent crime.
SELECTION: The Mayor appoints members of this Commission, subject to approval by the Little Rock City Board of Directors.
MEETINGS: Third Thursday of Each Month 
Willie Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center (Auditorium)
6:00 PM

For More Information
Christopher Harvey, Senior Advisor to the Mayor
500 W. Markham Street, Suite 205
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510