Seattle mayor’s office organizes community safety forums

May 2, 2024
Written by WR Communications

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell’s Office has organized five community safety forums to address public concerns. These forums, spanning various regions of the city, aim to engage citizens in discussions with representatives from key departments, including the Police and Fire Departments, CARE Department, and Department of Transportation.

Each forum will provide localized insights and information, making attendance particularly beneficial for residents of the respective areas. Mayor Harrell emphasizes the importance of community participation in refining safety strategies, inviting feedback on six key approaches outlined by the city.

To facilitate open dialogue, the forums will cover topics such as reducing gun violence, improving emergency response, tackling root causes of violence, and fostering community trust. Additionally, a promotional video highlighting collaborative efforts among relevant departments has been released.

The forums offer an opportunity for citizens to contribute to shaping their city’s safety initiatives, demonstrating the value of community engagement in creating a safer environment for all.

Remaining forum dates and sign-up links:

  • South: Rainier Beach Community Center, May 7th, 6-7:30pm, Sign up
  • North: Bitter Lake Community Center, May 9th, 6-7:30pm, Sign up
  • Southwest: Concord Elementary School, May 14th, 6-7:30pm, Sign up
  • West: Queen Anne Community Center, May 16th, 6-7:30pm, Sign up


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