Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC)

Mission Statement

The mission of the PSAC is to ensure that the University of Illinois Division of Public Safety remains responsive to the needs of the campus and local communities, and to provide campus administration with regular input on issues surrounding crime and fear abatement, law enforcement, public safety, and emergency preparedness. The role of the PSAC is advisory and consultative and should enhance the University of Illinois Division of Public Safety’s community-oriented public safety philosophy.

Committee Charge

Typical functions of the PSAC include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Review policy, procedures, and provide advice on public policing issues;
  2. Receive comments and suggestions from the public at large;
  3. Facilitate communications between relevant parties, especially the University of Illinois Division of Public Safety, the campus, and the local communities;
  4. Offer advice relevant to crime and fear abatement, law enforcement, public safety, and emergency preparedness;
  5. Actively support measures that enhance the foundation of safety and security on which the university was established; and
  6. Empower the public in the spirit of community-oriented public safety to assist the University of Illinois Division of Public Safety in their endeavor to better serve the campus community.

Roster

  • 8 undergraduate student members
  • 2 graduate student member
  • 27 faculty/staff/community members
  • 5 ex officio members

Time Commitment

Currently meeting monthly for an hour, and there is time spent (

Term Limit

Annual appointment

Chair Contact

Brian Brauer
brbrauer@illinois.edu

Affiliation

Student Affairs/Division of Public Safety