THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES TWO MEMBERS TO THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CRIME CONTROL AND PREVENTION The President today announced his intent to appoint two members to
the National Commission on Crime Control and Prevention.
Thomas J. Scotto of New York is president of both the National Association of Police Organizations and the Detectives' Endowment Association of New York City. He has served on the New York Police Department for thirty years, twenty-six as a detective. He has earned over thirty police department citations for outstanding performance and entry into the New York City Police Department's Honor Legion. Mr. Scotto serves as a trustee of the New York City Police Pension Fund and is a member of the steering committee of the Municipal Labor Committee.
Patrick J. Sullivan, Jr. of Colorado has served as the Sheriff of Arapahoe County since 1983. Prior to serving as Sheriff of Arapahoe County, he served as undersheriff, chief of operations, captain of the Investigation Division and captain of the Patrol Division. He also worked as a sergeant and lieutenant for the Littleton Police Department. Sheriff Sullivan serves on the executive committee of the board of directors of the National Sheriff's Association. Additionally, he is a consultant to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Crime and serves on two advisory councils affiliated with the Department of Justice.
The National Commission on Crime Control and Prevention was created to develop a comprehensive proposal, including the cost of implementation, for preventing and controlling crime and violence in the United States. The Commission will submit a detailed report to the Congress and the President containing its findings and recommendations two years after the Commission is fully constituted.