CCMF Executive Director Ken Pulskamp will preside on a panel about the role of police in public safety at the 2021 virtual League of California Cities City Managers Conference

2021 City Managers Conference CCMF Panel Reimagining the Role of Police in Public SafetyThe session, titled “Reimagining the Role of Police in Public Safety,” will run from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Friday, February 5.  Ken will moderate a discussion between:

  • Jackie Gomez-Whitley, Senior Associate at the Center for Public Safety Management
  • David Reynoso, the Chief of Police of the City of El Monte
  • Shawny Williams, the Chief of Police of the City of Vallejo.

Panelists will examine the widespread calls to reimagine the role of police departments in public safety. Drawing on a wide range of viewpoints and experiences, the panel will explore different models for how cities interact with their police forces and how those models might influence potential reforms. The session will include approximately an hour of panel discussion followed by 15 minutes of audience question and answer.

CCMF encourages members and their public safety staff to make this timely panel part of your City Managers Conference plans, and to participate in the Q&A session during the panel. To attend, please make sure you register for the Cal Cities 2021 City Managers Conference

The annual Cal Cities City Managers Conference brings together hundreds of city managers and county chief administrative officers to further their professional development, discuss timely issues and learn about new products, services and technologies to take back to their cities. The 2021 conference will be held virtually on Feb. 1, 3 and 5.