Public Safety Commission

ADVISORY: Pursuant to updated guidance from the California Department of Public Health, as of June 18, 2020 all persons attending in-person meetings (when available) are required to wear a face mask. Also, seating will be limited in the Council Chambers due to social distancing requirements. Thank you for your understanding.For up to date information on any changes to city operations or services, please visit the COVID-19 Resources page.

Public comments regarding public hearings and agendized items can be submitted any time prior to the meeting by emailing:  with the Subject: PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION COMMENT - All comments will be forwarded to the Public Safety Commission Secretary. In an effort to promote public access and transparency, Dinuba Commission meetings will be live streamed on Zoom until further notice. Meeting information is provided below:

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Direct link: Meeting ID: 850 6822 8881
If you wish to listen to the meeting without the Zoom application, you may call in using one of the following phone numbers: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099. Meeting ID: 850 6822 8881 Note: You will only be able to listen to the audio during the meeting if using the call-in option.

Public Safety Commission (Meets quarterly at City Hall): Five members who must be registered voters, at least 18 years old and reside within the Dinuba city limits.

  • City Hall - 405 E. El Monte Way
  • Third Tuesday each month at 6:00 pm

Public Safety Commissioners:

  • Pablo Contreras
  • Sherry Chavarria
  • Felipe Martinez
  • Victorio Rojas
  • Paul Espinosa, Jr.

Public Safety Commission Information

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Provide a public forum to receive concerns, complaints and commendations regarding the police or fire department.
  2. Receive and forward to the chief of police or fire chief allegations of police or fire misconduct, so that allegations are investigated by the respective department.
  3. To review and comment on current policies and procedures of the Dinuba police or fire department.
  4. To assist in community outreach efforts and foster community education and engagement that pertain to public safety.
  5. Review and make recommendations to the city council regarding the expenditure of Measure “F” funds.
  6. Perform all other functions necessary to perform the citizen oversight on Measure “F” funds. (Ord. 2020-03 § 2 (Exh. A) (part), 2020: Ord. 2015-07 § 2 (part), 2015)

Public Safety Commission Minutes & Agendas


Commission Application

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