and The Enhanced Public Safety Committee are comprised of Des Moines citizen volunteers working towards the goal of making our city a safe place to live and work. The committee believes that the cornerstone of attracting new business, residents, and tourists to our community is to first focus on making its citizens feel safe. Working in tandem with the Des Moines Police Department, South King Fire & Rescue, King County EMS/Medic One, Emergency Preparedness Agencies and Public Officals, some of the committee goals are to:
Promote public awareness of safety issues:
Elderly Safety Programs
Elder Watch Program to stop elder abuse
Public Health Issues
Neighborhood and Business Watch Programs
Ballot Issues - Levy Lid Lifts, etc.
Emergency Preparedness Plans
Technology Enhancements
Training Programs
Create a forum for citizens to give input to the committee:
Police South Station @ Redondo
Pacific Ridge Community Meetings
Crime Free Rental Housing Program
Neighborhood Watch Programs
Business Watch Programs
Sponsor Informational Events/Projects:
Medic One Forums
Pandemic Influenza Information Forums
Emergency Preparedness Fairs
Disaster Emergency Kits for low income seniors
Boating Safety
Citizens Police Academy

If you would like more information on some of these issues or would like Informational Forums presented to your group, please contact us.