Pulaski County Justice of the Peace, Paul Elliott has been appointed to the National Association of Counties’ Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee. Elliott was appointed to the committee to serve a one-year term by the Arkansas Association of Counties and NACo’s President Greg Cox.
NACo’s Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee has jurisdiction over matters pertaining to the judicial system and public safety. For justice, the committee focuses on policy impacting juvenile justice and delinquency, substance abuse, mental health, and other issues that impact county judicial systems.
For public safety, the committee’s focus includes policy related to comprehensive emergency management, first responders (Fire, Police, EMS), Homeland Security, and more. Elliott will focus on public safety, specifically, Homeland Security.
As a member of the Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee, Elliott will have the opportunity to introduce policy resolutions and platform changes before both the Legislative and Annual Conferences.
“This is an honor for me to be appointed to the Justice and Public Safety Steering,” Elliott said. “I’m anxious to begin working with my colleagues to draft policy that will improve public safety in Pulaski County and across the country.”
Learn more about the National Association of Counties at https://www.naco.org/what-we-do/about-naco.