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About the Neighborhood Safety Commission

The Cobb Neighborhood Safety Commission was created on September 28, 1999 by resolution of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners.

The NSC was established for the following purposes:

  • To assist in efforts to promote safer neighborhoods for both residential and business sectors,
  • To increase local community involvement in neighborhood safety,
  • To identify new neighborhood safety resources, and
  • To strengthen existing neighborhood safety programs

NSC meetings are held monthly on the third Friday, 8:30 a.m. at 100 Cherokee St. (Third floor).

About the Commission

There are 15 members of the Cobb Neighborhood Safety Commission. Members are residents of Cobb County and represent areas of business, industry, community and civic organizations.

They are appointed and qualified by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners. In addition to the 15 appointed members of the Cobb Neighborhood Safety Commission, the director of the Cobb County Public Safety Department, or his designee, is an ex-officio member.

Board Members:

  • Juan Violantes
  • Carl Dimare
  • Scott Tucker
  • Honorable Joan Bloom
  • Carlton Stott, Secretary
  • Joe Gavalis
  • Andy Smith, Vice Chair
  • Joel Cope
  • Carol Massey
  • Dave Harris
  • Richard Rubio
  • Neil Fusillo
  • Sam Heaton
  • Jeff Wood, Chair

Contact Information:

Suzanne Pete
(770) 528-3803