Public Safety Advisory Committee

View our Draft Plan and Summary 

View Town of Manlius Police Department Policies

This committee was formed by the Town Board to address Governor Cuomo's executive order 203: New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative. The executive order can be viewed at

This committee consisted of two Town Board members and 12 community members from across the Town of Manlius. We worked together to gather community input identifying the services needed by our community, review of police procedures and practices and presented a plan of recommendations to the Town Board for public comment by April 2021. 

Draft Plan and Summary

Following months of work, the Town of Manlius Public Safety Advisory Committee has released the final draft of the Public Safety Advisory Committee Draft Plan. The plan was presented at the February 24th, 2021 board meeting.   

Public Safety Advisory Committee Draft Plan and Summary (pdf) 

View Town of Manlius Police Department Policies

Community Engagement

Onondaga County Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative created a website for public comments and community forums. The community forum scheduled for the eastern suburbs, including the Town of Manlius. To watch these forums and to view Onondaga County's plan, visit to learn more.   

The Public Safety Advisory Committee wants to know what questions and ideas you have for our Police Department. The committee will not be directly answering these questions and comments, but will be reviewing these questions using them to guide their review and for future presentations. 

Submit questions & comments to the Public Safety Advisory Committee.

Community Questions 

We collected your questions from our form above and talking with our neighbors. Some of these questions were answered by our police department in the presentation below. For additional questions we received, the Public Safety Advisory Committee has created the following document to answer your questions.

Community Questions.pdf

Informational Police Presentation

On October 22, 2020, officers from the Town of Manlius Police Department participated in a virtual presentation to talk about accreditations, hiring, training, community engagement and more. After the presentation, we opened it up for additional questions from the public.

Click here to watch the presentation

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This committee met at least once a month until April 2021. Meetings were held virtually on Zoom at 6:30pm.

October 15th
October 22
October 29
View Agenda
November 12
December 1
View Agenda
March 17


If you have any questions about this committee, contact Town Councilor Elaine Denton.

Elaine Denton - Town of ManliusKristine Zettler
John Deer - Town of ManliusNadine Zesky
Alan Rudnick Robert Winter
Bill KirchoffRyan Drake
Dominique BarrSally Lisi
Jim Brule Tony Waddell
Juliana SmithWilliam Harris


New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative - Resources & Guide for Public Officials and Citizens
Town of Manlius Police Annual Reports
Use of Force Policies