A Safe Community
While Richmond continues to be a safe place to live, work, and play, Council recognizes community safety as fundamental to the City’s livability, and views this area as a high priority. Council understands the importance of continuing to enhance the community’s sense of safety to ensure Richmond is a healthy and livable community. Council is committed to ensuring that the City’s community safety models of operation and services relate to Richmond’s specific needs and concerns, and that these services are responsive to the safety needs of our residents and businesses as their primary focus.
Council priorities for a safe community:
1.1 Policy and service models that reflect Richmond-specific needs.
1.2 Program and service enhancements that improve community safety services in the City.
1.3 Improved perception of Richmond as a safe community.
1.4 Effective interagency relationships and partnerships.