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Ad Hoc Safe Community Task Force 2020

On September 10, the Irvine City Council voted to establish an Ad Hoc committee, the Safe Community Task Force 2020 (Task Force).  The Task Force will work for nine months, toward the goal of ensuring Irvine remains a safe city for residents and visitors. The Task Force will gather information from community stakeholders; examine incidents that have occurred in other communities; and raise awareness, and prevention efforts.

The Task Force will be comprised of nine members with Mayor Shea and Vice Mayor Carroll serving as co-chairs.

Task Force objectives:

  1. Receive testimony from community stakeholders and subject matter experts 
  2. Examine incidents that have occurred in other communities
  3. Analyze:
    1. Community concerns
    2. Campus safety
    3. Community safety
    4. Diversity
    5. Mental Health
  4. Raise awareness of crime prevention, and Red flag laws

The Task Force will provide regular updates to the City Council on progress, and present a final comprehensive report to the City Council and residents of the City of Irvine. The Task Force will also produce and post online, a contemporary interactive report that will act as a reference for residents.


  1. Mayor Christina Shea, City of Irvine, Co-Chair
  2. Vice Mayor Mike Carroll, City of Irvine, Co-Chair
  3. Board of Education Member Ira Glasky, Irvine Unified School District
  4. Vivian Atkinson, Board Member, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce
  5. Rabbi Yisroel Ciner, Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine
  6. Edgar Dormitorio, Assistant Vice Chancellor/Chief of Staff Communications & Special Programs, University of California, Irvine
  7. Kambria Hittelman, Psy.D, Director of Neurobehavioral Health, Hoag Hospital
  8. Pastor Jorge Molina, Mariners Church
  9. Noelle Smiley, Commander, City of Irvine Public Safety

Ad Hoc Safe Community Task Force meetings will generally be held the first Tuesday of the month, beginning February 4, in the Council Chamber at 6 p.m. Please check meeting schedule

Meetings are open to the public and will be televised. 


Safe Community Task Force Report - May 26, 1993