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Orange County Citizens Safety Task Force to Reconvene at the Silver Star Recreation Center

Mayor Demings' SealOrange County, Fla. – Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings is announcing the reconvening of the Citizens Safety Task Force in response to the recent gun violence taking place in Orange County last month.

The Task Force meeting will take place on March 31, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. The location is the Silver Star Recreation Center Orlando Magic Gymnasium. The purpose of the meeting is for task force members to review the 2021 Task Force Report along with the approved recommendations.

The goal will be to ensure the recommendations continue to meet the public safety needs of the community. The task force will discuss making possible modifications to the current report and the funding recommendations.


Thursday, March 31, 2023
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Silver Star Recreation Center
Orlando Magic Gymnasium
2801 N. Apopka Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32818


  • Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings
  • Orange County Sheriff John W. Mina
  • Orlando Police Chief Eric D. Smith

The Citizens Safety Task Force is comprised of members representing diverse backgrounds to help identify solutions to longstanding community problems. The participants include young adults, youth mentors, faith-based leaders, behavioral health professionals, community advocates, law enforcement officers, education and prevention professionals, and service-based organizations.

For more details about the Citizen Safety Task Force, visit: Future meetings dates and locations will be announced.

MEDIA: The meeting will be held in-person and virtually. All full Task Force meetings will stream live on Orange TV.

VIEWING OPTIONS: Orange TV will carry the Citizens Safety Task Force meeting live. Viewing options include Channel 488 on Spectrum, Channel 9 on Comcast, 1081 CenturyLink Prism TV, WSWF Channel 10.2 (over the air), stream live at and you can view via the Orange TV app on ROKU in the Education category.

Citizen Safety Task Force Meeting | March 31, 2023

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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