September 29, 2016

Public Safety

cropped-imageedit_1_4429252665.pngProactive engagement with citizens who are leading and participating in projects that foster a sense of community throughout the entire Occoquan District.


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Goal Area 2 - Public Safety

Work to ensure the highest quality, most cost efficient emergency management systems (Police, Fire & Rescue, and Emergency Management).
Objective #DescriptionAction StrategiesDone
PSA-01Develop plan for Public Safety Quarterly Program with Central District Police Station and Fire Stations that service Occoquan District1. Changed strategy to host community programs such as Gang Awareness Forum (August 2018) and inclusion of Police and Fire/EMS representatives at bi-annual town halls.checkmark
2. Continue to schedule community "Conversations with the Chief" of Police on at least an annual basis.
3. Continue to support Neighborhood Watch and Worship Watch Programs by providing information and encouraging participation.
PSA-02Improve Traffic Safety1. Telegraph Road at Horner Road Commuter Light Stoplight (December 2018) - This was requested from multiple residents. checkmark
2. Improved surveillance technology within the commuter lot due toincreased trends of crime at the Horner Road commuter lot. Crime reports have decreased significantly. checkmark
PSA-03Improve Public Safety Facilities 1. Station 26 Opened in 2017 on Davis Ford Road.
Fall 2017 Fire Station 26 and Central Police Station Update Article
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2. Central District Police Station Opened in 2018.
Fall 2017 Fire Station 26 and Central Police Station Update Article
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3. Approval of New Animal Shelter (Option C). Construction to begin Summer 2019.
Fall 2018 Newsletter Article - Animal Shelter Update
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Dog Leash Ordinance Public Handout