Pine Bluff Mayor Shirley Washington was one of several Arkansans’ named to a new Law Enforcement Task Force by Governor Asa Hutchinson Tuesday.

Other members of the task force are chair Fred Weatherspoon- deputy director of the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy, Jami Cook- Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Public Safety, Scott Hamilton- CEO of the Urban League of Arkansas, Rosa Velazquez- Lead advocate for Arkansas United, Jimmy Warren- Citizen advocate from Conway, Tim Campbell- protest organizer,  Scott Bradley- Executive Director of the Arkansas Sheriff’s Association, Percy Wilburn- Former Chief of Police in Lake Village and the vice-chairman on the Commission of Law Enforcement Standards, James Sanders- Mayor of Blytheville, Tim Helder- Sheriff of Washington County, and KenDrell Collins- Assistant Federal Public Defender.

Among other things, the task force will review law enforcement training and policy, create and implement a statewide data base for complaints about officers, and will review community policing and how it can be enhanced.

The task force will make a final report to the Governor by Dec. 31 and is expected to have its first meeting in the next few weeks.