Crime Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Governor`s Crime Commission
Department 
Public Safety
Governor Appointments 
27
Total Board Positions 
43
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-1100
Ethics 
Yes
Term Length 
3 years
Purpose 
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 
Requirements 
Matthew C. Scott 4/12/20192/28/2022LimitedDistrict Attorney
Virginia Lee Jicha 7/3/20192/28/2022LimitedKnowledge of juvenile delinquency and the public school system
Lauren Smith 6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedCitizen Under Age 21 at the time of their appointment
Christopher J. Suggs 8/30/20162/28/2021LimitedCitizen Under Age 21 at the time of their appointment
Bruce E. Stanley 6/8/20172/28/2023LimitedRep. Of Private Juvenile Delinquency Program
Patricia P. Lawler 5/3/20192/28/2022LimitedCitizen At-large
Hubert A. Peterkin 5/17/20192/28/2022LimitedCounty Government Official
Charles Blackwood 6/8/20172/28/2023LimitedCounty Government Official
Karen Howard 7/13/20182/28/2021LimitedCounty Government Official
Anthony D. Kelly 2/11/20212/28/2023LimitedMunicipal Government Official
Sherri Allgood 9/4/20202/28/2023LimitedMunicipal Government Official
James D. Williams Jr.4/17/20192/28/2022LimitedDefense Attorney
Patrice Andrews 8/30/20162/28/2021LimitedMunicipal Government Official
Marvin K. Blount III6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedSuperior Court Judge
Charles E. Brown 9/25/20192/28/2023LimitedChief District Court Judge
Beverly A. Scarlett 6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedDistrict Court Judge/Juvenile Justice
Vacant6/4/20192/28/2021LimitedClerk of Superior Court
Robert A. Evans 3/2/2017 Pleasure of The GovernorGovernor`s Designee
Leto Copeley 4/12/20193/1/2022LimitedAdvocate for victims of all crimes
Mary Williams-Stover 3/2/20172/28/2022LimitedRep. from a domestic violence or sexual assault program
Alan Glenn Cloninger 1/31/20112/28/2022LimitedSheriff
Hans J. Miller 8/26/20192/28/2022LimitedSheriff
J. Keith Stone 5/5/20132/28/2021LimitedSheriff
Michael G. Yaniero 3/5/20142/28/2023LimitedPolice Executive
Daniel L. House Jr.6/8/20172/28/2023LimitedPolice Executive
Matthew James Cooper 6/8/20172/28/2021LimitedPolice Executive
Julius H. Corpening II4/17/20192/28/2022LimitedKnowledge of juvenile delinquency and the public school system


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