PDP 202–04: Public Safety Advisory Committee
To review the functions of the Public Safety Advisory Committees
Charter and Bylaws of the Public Safety Advisory Committee
The Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) exists to assist the ASU Police Department (ASU PD) in remaining responsive to the needs of the campuses and local communities and to provide the university administration with input on issues surrounding crime abatement, public safety, and emergency preparedness. The primary role of PSAC is advisory and consultative. The PSAC is responsible to the executive vice president, treasurer, and chief financial officer (CFO). The police department and its policies shall remain the responsibility of the ASU chief of police.
Typical functions of the PSAC include but are not limited to:
Matters may be brought to the attention of the PSAC in any of the following ways:
Each Arizona State University campus shall have a campus local PSAC, which is governed by a PSAC Executive Committee. The executive committee is composed of the chairs of each campus PSAC and the ASU chief of police.
Each campus local PSAC shall have the following structure:
Each campus local PSAC shall determine appropriate standing subcommittees.
The committee will meet on an as-needed basis. A meeting may be called by the campus local PSAC chair, the ASU chief of police, or the executive vice president, treasurer, and CFO.
A voting member of the committee also may request a meeting. Should a voting member request a meeting, that request is directed to the campus local PSAC chair or to the ASU chief of police. The decision to call a meeting requested by a voting member is up to the campus local PSAC chair and/or the ASU chief of police.
The committee shall submit an annual report of the activities to the executive vice president, treasurer, and CFO.
For information on complaints against ASU PD, see PDP 203–01, “Complaints against ASU Police Department Personnel.”
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