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Auburn's Partridge appointed to NLC Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee

John Partridge, who began his first term on the City Council in January 2010, is involved in several City committees. He also helped organize and serves as the council liaison for the Auburn Valley Humane Society, an Auburn community-based animal sheltering service starting in 2013. - Courtesy photo
John Partridge, who began his first term on the City Council in January 2010, is involved in several City committees. He also helped organize and serves as the council liaison for the Auburn Valley Humane Society, an Auburn community-based animal sheltering service starting in 2013.
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Auburn City Councilmember John Partridge has been appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee.

The committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and gun control.

As a member of the committee, Partridge will play a key role in shaping NLC's policy positions, while advocating on behalf of America's cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the Administration, and at home.

The chair of this year's Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee is Kenneth D. Massey, Council Member, Farmington Hills, Mich. Serving as this year's vice chairs are Pete Constant, council member, San Jose, Calif.; and Isaac (Ike) Robinson, Jr., commissioner, West Palm Beach, Fla.

For more information on NLC's other committees and councils, visit www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.

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The National League of Cities is the nation's oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.

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