History

The City of Laurel Public Safety Citizens Advisory Committee was created and established by Resolution No. 15-03, passed by the Mayor and City Council on September 22, 2003. The Committee is made up of nine (9) members, one (1) Council Member; the Chief of the Laurel Police Department, the Chief of the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, the Chief of the Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad, Director of Public Works and four (4) citizen members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for two year terms. The Chair of the Committee is elected annually by members of the Committee.

Authority

The Committee is charged with making recommendations and giving other needed advisory services to the Mayor and City Council, Director of Public Works and the Chief of Police on matters related to transportation, public safety and citizens with disabilities.  The Committee reviews and makes recommendations regarding positions to be taken by the City on Federal, State or County legislations pertinent to transportation, public safety and citizens with disabilities.  The Committee also reviews and makes recommendations regarding legislation originating with the Mayor and City Council that is pertinent to transportation/road improvements/enhancements that the Committee believes should be proposed in regard to transportation, public safety and citizens with disabilities.

The Committee meets monthly at the Laurel Municipal Center at 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, MD.  Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and citizens are encouraged to attend.

For information regarding agendas or related information, call Ruth Hyatt of the Laurel Police Department at 301-498-0092. 

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Police

The Laurel Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of law enforcement service to the City of Laurel citizens by aggressive Crime Prevention and vigorously pursuing and arresting criminals.