What is your city’s top public safety challenge?
(Asked at the League's 2012 Annual Conference)
Kristy Franklin, Council Member, La Quinta
Bill Hodge, Council Member, Calexico
Keeping fire and police adequately staffed and the needed resources in place while dealing with less revenue and maintaining morale.
Lara DeLaney, Council Member, Martinez
Enhancing the feeling of safety for our community in the downtown area.
Holly Sierra, Mayor, Buellton
Pedestrian safety. We are working to slow high-speed traffic around Highway 246.
Desley Brooks, Council Member, Oakland
Trying to balance a lack of resources with the need for more police officers.
Deirdre Bennett, Council Member, Colton
Funding. We’ve had to reduce service levels, yet the need remains.