The State of Indiana through legislation, (Indiana Code 5-2-10.1-10);  has mandated that each Indiana County establish a county safe school commission which is to be comprised of school officials, school safety specialists, and public officials who are responsible for school safety; the prevention and reporting of juvenile crime in schools; the assessment of children at risk; improving communications among agencies that work with children; and methods to improve security and emergency preparedness. 

The date of the next Lake County Safe Schools Commission (LCSSC) Meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, beginning at 930 am. The meeting location will be announced via direct email to the LCSSC Membership. If you have any questions please contact a Board Member directly.   

If you are a Lake County School Administrator, Public Safety, or Law Enforcement Official involved in or responsible for school security or safety programs and you would like more information about the Lake County Safe Schools Commission please contact one of the Board members noted below:


Lake County Safe Schools Commission Board Members;

*Mike O’Donnell - Hanover Township School Corp. - Director of School Safety

*Vince Balbo - Lake County Sheriff’s Police Department - Chief of Police

*Julie Pearson - School City of Whiting – Principal

*Brian Kissinger- Lake Central School Corp. – Director of School Safety


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