Roger Vicot

Mayor of Lomme (France), Vice-President of the European Metropolis of Lille, Departmental Councillor for the Nord, President of the French Forum for Urban Security (FFSU)

The Presidency has been held since 2014 by the City of Lomme, represented by its Mayor, Roger Vicot. Its mandate  has been renewed every year following the General Assembly. 

Roger Vicot was Deputy Mayor of Lille in charge of security and crime prevention from 2001 to 2012 and as such member of  the FFSU Executive Committee. He has since been Mayor of Lomme, Departmental Councillor and Vice President of the European Metropolis of Lille (since 2020).   

Recognised for his expertise in security, he is  member of the National Observatory on Urban Policy (Observatoire national de la Politique de la Ville) and of the National Council of Cities, acting as a qualified personality.  

A graduate from the École supérieure de journalisme in Paris, Roger Vicot has worked in the fields of journalism and political communication. He is the author of several books dedicated to security, including Sécurité : vraies questions et faux débats (“security: real questions and false debates”) (L’Harmattan, 2013), and Une sécurité républicaine contre la république sécuritaire  (“for a republican security against the Republic of security”) (L’Harmattan 2008).