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Phil Brock Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee

Brock will help shape NLC’s policy positions and advocate for America’s cities, towns and villages before Congress

Santa Monica City Councilmember Phil Brock has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2023 Public Safety and Crime Prevention federal advocacy committee. 

President Mayor Victoria Woodards of Tacoma, Washington announced the one-year term, which provides councilmember Brock with strategic direction and guidance to advocate for NLC’s public safety policy priorities, including law enforcement, fire prevention, natural disaster preparedness and homeland security. This follows his earlier appointment to Cal Cities’ Public Safety Policy Committee for 2023. 

“Public Safety and all that it encompasses is the number one responsibility of every public official in our country. Santa Monica’s residents demand that councilmembers focus on public safety. I’m honored to serve our community on a national scale,” Brock said. 

Councilmember Brock will help shape NLC’s policy positions and advocate for America’s cities, towns and villages before Congress, the administration and within their own localities as a member of NLC’s PSCP committee.

“NLC’s federal advocacy committees are a key tool for gathering insights directly from the communities that our members serve,” said NLC President Mayor Victoria Woodards of Tacoma, Washington. “I am excited to have Councilmember Brock serve on the NLC PSCP committee to ensure every city, town and village in this nation has the resources they need to thrive.”

The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Ras J. Baraka, Mayor, City of Newark, NJ; Vice Chair Rhonda Jerome, Council Member, City of North Charleston, SC; and Vice Chair Brian Kazy, Council Member, City of Cleveland, OH.

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