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

October 23, 2014 Meeting (Teleconference)
12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Public Call-In Number: 877-820-7831/ Passcode: 285-6918 (listen only)




2014 Court Security Advisory Committee 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
  • Frederick Paul Horn, Judge, Superior Court of Orange County
  • Thomas M. Maddock, Judge, Superior Court of Contra Costa County
  • Charlaine F. Olmedo, Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
  • Melissa Fowler-Bradley, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of Shasta 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

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

Court Operations Services
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courtsecurityadvcomm@jud.ca.gov  

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