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Community Services

Public Safety Community Advisory Committee

The Winter Haven Public Safety Community Advisory Committee has been developed to allow a selected board of citizens to discuss agency programs, provide insight on community needs, review past citizen interactions and ensure the open lines of communication between residents and the Department are enhanced.

Meeting Minutes

The Committee members selected are as follows:

Tom Freijo (Chair)
Abdul Al-Khatib (Vice-Chair)
Shandra Blocker
Beth Luxford –
Daniel Maxwell
Richard Treuman
Linda Wingate
Christina Fullerton


The inaugural committee held their first meeting in 2021 with each member serving staggered terms. The committee of nine (9) will meet at a minimum of once per quarter or more frequently if deemed necessary by the Public Safety Director or the Committee Chair.

Additional information regarding the Committee, selection process, code of conduct and application process can be obtained here.