Court Security Advisory Committee

Purpose:
This committee makes recommendations to the council for improving court security, including personal security and emergency response planning.

Date Established: October 25, 2013

Key projects of this advisory body are outlined in the annual agenda.

July 20, 2016 Teleconference
12:15-1:15 p.m.
Public Call-In Number: 877-820-7831/ Passcode: 285-6918 (listen only)


Previous Meetings

The 9-member advisory committee is currently composed of an appellate court justice, trial court judges and judicial administrators. It reports directly to the Judicial Council. Future members will be appointed by the Chief Justice for a three-year term. Existing membership terms were staggered so that one third of the committee will change each year, beginning in September 2015.

  • Patricia Bamattre-Manoukian, Associate Justice, Court of Appeal - Sixth Appellate District
  • Jeffrey G. Bennett, Judge, Superior Court of Ventura County
  • Melissa Fowler-Bradley, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of Shasta County
  • Thomas M. Maddock, Judge, Superior Court of Contra Costa County
  • Charlaine F. Olmedo, Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
  • Deborah W. Norrie, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of Plumas County
  • Darrel E. Parker, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of Santa Barbara County
  • Michael M. Roddy, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of San Diego County
  • Jaime Román, Judge, Superior Court of Sacramento County

Background
In April 2013, the Judicial Council approved a recommendation that included creation of a Court Security Advisory Committee with a formal charge, a rule of court, and appointments made through the annual nominations process. Proposed rule 10.61 to establish the committee was circulated for public comment and then submitted to the Judicial Council for consideration. The Judicial Council established the Court Security Advisory Committee effective October 25, 2013.

Charge
The committee makes recommendations to the council for improving court security, including personal security and emergency response planning.

Contact Information

Real Estate and Facilities Management, Security Operations
Administrative
courtsecurityadvcomm@jud.ca.gov

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