Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety

Committee Chair

Tommy Wells

Description

The Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety is responsible for matters affecting the judiciary and judicial procedure which are within the authority of the Council; matters affecting decedents’ estates and fiduciary affairs; matters affecting administrative law and procedure; matters affecting criminal law and procedure; ex-offender affairs; matters arising from or pertaining to the police and fire regulations of the District of Columbia; and other matters related to police protection, correctional institutions (including youth corrections), fire prevention, emergency medical services, homeland security, criminal justice, human rights, and public safety.

Staff

Anne Phelps

Committee Director

(202) 724-7808

aphelps@dccouncil.us

Nishant Keerikatte

Legislative Counsel

(202) 724-7808

NKeerikatte@dccouncil.us

Cynthia LeFevre

Legislative Counsel

(202)-724-7808

clefevre@dccouncil.us

Zachary Walter

Legislative Counsel

(202)-724-7808

zwalter@dccouncil.us

Nicole Goines

Administrative Clerk

(202)-724-7808

ngoines@dccouncil.us

Agencies under the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety

  • Access to Justice Initiative
  • Child Support Guidelines Commission
  • Commission on Ex-Offender Affairs
  • Commission on Human Rights
  • Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure
  • Commission on Selection and Tenure of Administrative Law Judges
  • Corrections Information Council
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Forensic Sciences
  • Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice
  • District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission
  • District of Columbia National Guard
  • District of Columbia Sentencing and Criminal Code Revision Commission
  • Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
  • Homeland Security Commission
  • Juvenile Justice Advisory Group
  • Juvenile Abscondence Review Committee
  • Metropolitan Police Department
  • Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Commission
  • Office of Administrative Hearings (including the Advisory Committee to the Office of Administrative Hearings)
  • Office of Human Rights
  • Office of Justice Grants Administration
  • Office of Police Complaints
  • Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Office of Unified Communications
  • Office of Victims Services
  • Office on Ex-Offender Affairs
  • Police Complaints Board
  • Police Officer Standards and Training Board
  • Uniform Law Commission
  • Security Officer Advisory Commission