Public Safety Commission

 The Public Safety Commission shall be composed of five members City Council and two members of the San Dimas Sheriff’s Station Community Advisory Board.  They shall be registered voters of the City, serve without compensation and be appointed upon the basis of three affirmative votes of members of the City Council (does not include CAB members). Service on this Commission is voluntary. 

Each member will be appointed to a two-year term for a total of two terms.  Commissioners cannot concurrently serve on two or more commissions.  After term expiration, Commissioners must wait one year before being eligible for service on the same Commission.


Meets on the third Tuesday of odd months, at 5:30 p.m. (unless otherwise announced and publicly noticed) in the Council Chambers Conference Room San Dimas City Hall at 245 East Bonita Avenue.


  1. To learn more of the City’s public safety services by attending informative commission meetings.
  2. To advise the City Council on matters relating to law enforcement including but not limited to, policing, crime prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical response, fire prevention and emergency services.
  3. To represent the views of the citizenry relating to public safety plans, programs, and future needs.
  4. To consult with professional staff in the development of public safety programs.
  5. To enlist community interest in, and support for, the City’s public safety programs. 
  6. To work with citizens, elected and appointed officials, and professional staff to support the work of public safety personnel. 

Desirable Qualifications: 

  1. Willingness to attend informative commission meetings to learn about public safety services as they affect the welfare of the people of San Dimas.
  2. Ability to interpret public safety services to the community, and to interpret the community to professional public safety personnel.
  3. Ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with other committee members, City Council, Sheriff’s Department, Fire Department the public, the school district, service organizations and other community groups.
  4. Willingness to attend committee meetings. Three unexcused absences in one year may result in dismissal from the Commission. 
Public Safety Commissioners

Commissioners Serve Two 2-year Terms

Larry Giannone
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25

Ruth Luevand
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25

Karol Curtis, CAB Appointee
Appointed: 1998

Robert Olander 
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25

Greg Tober
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25

Patrick Jones, CAB Appointee
Appointed: 2021

Orlando Pimentel
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25

*Contact Commissioners Staff Liaison

San Dimas Public Safety Commission
c/o Administration Department
245 E. Bonita Avenue
San Dimas, CA  91773
(909) 394-6210

Email the Public Safety Commission


Chris Constantin, City Manager

*Email communications to Commissioners are considered to be public documents and subject to disclosure.

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