Safe Streets to Host Awareness and Safety Training in Graham

Graham, WA (March 1, 2018)—Community residents looking to make their neighborhoods safer can attend Safe Streets’ free Awareness & Safety Training Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Graham Fire and Rescue Headquarters.

The trainings are instructed by experienced community mobilization, law enforcement and emergency professionals who will teach residents how to safely report any issues in their neighborhood and understand local area crime trends. Graham community members from will learn how to observe and report crime, make effective code violation complaints, meet with a representative from law enforcement and learn about other resources to help them deter crime in their neighborhoods.

Awareness and Safety Training is designed to establish a visible presence as a crime deterrent, provide timely and detailed information to the police so that they can respond quickly, and create a positive connection among neighbors through community involvement.

The training will take place at the Graham Fire and Rescue Headquarters, 23014 70th Ave E, Graham, WA 98338, from 9AM-12PM. Interested community members can RSVP with Sarah DuBois at sdubois@safest.org, or 253-272-6824.

Safe Streets Campaign is the first private, non-profit organization that unites neighbors against crime—a model for other programs nationwide. Serving Tacoma and Pierce County since 1989, Safe Streets unites and inspires youth, neighbors and businesses to build safe, healthy, thriving communities. Both private and public funds support Safe Streets’ efforts. Learn more at http://www.safest.org.

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