Crime Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Governor`s Crime Commission
Public Safety
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-1100
Term Length 
3 years
The Crime Commission advises the governor on matters related to the criminal justice system and makes recommendations for improving the justice system, protecting individual rights and promoting public safety. The commission has 37 voting members and 5 nonvoting members.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
The Honorable Matthew C. Scott 4/12/20192/28/2022LimitedDistrict Attorney
The Honorable Glen T. Webb II8/9/20162/28/2019LimitedKnowledge of juvenile delinquency and the public school system
Ms. Lauren Smith6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedCitizen Under Age 21
Mr. Christopher J. Suggs8/30/20162/28/2021LimitedCitizen Under Age 21
The Reverend Bruce E. Stanley6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedRep. Of Private Juvenile Delinquency Program
Patricia P. Lawler 5/3/20192/28/2022LimitedCitizen At-large
The Honorable Donnie Harrison5/2/20132/16/2019LimitedCounty Government Official
The Honorable Charles Blackwood6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedCounty Government Official
The Honorable Karen Howard7/13/20182/28/2021LimitedCounty Government Official
The Honorable James Mitchell6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedMunicipal Government Official
The Honorable Mitch Colvin6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedMunicipal Government Official
Mr. James D. Williams Jr.4/17/20192/28/2022LimitedDefense Attorney
Ms. Patrice V. Andrews8/30/20162/28/2021LimitedMunicipal Government Official
The Honorable Marvin K. Blount III6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedSuperior Court Judge
The Honorable H. Thomas Jarrell Jr.6/8/20173/1/2020LimitedChief District Court Judge
The Honorable Beverly A. Scarlett6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedDistrict Court Judge/Juvenile Justice
The Honorable Susan S. Frye6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedClerk of Superior Court
The Honorable Robert A. Evans3/2/2017 Pleasure of The GovernorGovernor`s Designee
Ms. Leto Copeley4/12/20193/1/2022LimitedAdvocate for victims of all crimes
Ms. Mary Williams-Stover3/2/20172/28/2022LimitedRep. from a domestic violence or sexual assault program
The Honorable Alan Glenn Cloninger1/31/20112/28/2022LimitedSheriff
The Honorable BJ Barnes5/2/20132/28/2019LimitedSheriff
The Honorable J. Keith Stone5/5/20132/28/2021LimitedSheriff
Chief Michael G. Yaniero3/5/20142/28/2020LimitedPolice Executive
Chief Daniel L. House Jr.6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedPolice Executive
Mr. Matthew James Cooper6/8/20172/28/2021LimitedPolice Executive
Judge Julius H. Corpening II4/17/20192/28/2022LimitedKnowledge of juvenile delinquency and the public school system

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