Public Safety: Safe Streets

Work crew picking up street trash

Mayor Cassie Franklin has directed City staff to pursue the following five initiatives:

  1. Partner with Snohomish County and housing providers on future supportive housing projects and expanding shelter capacity
  2. Partner with providers on education and employment opportunities for individuals experiencing homelessness, substance-use disorders, and/or mental illness
  3. Develop a pilot program to streamline access to medication-assisted treatment for COET contacts
  4. Provide community updates regarding our progress and develop targeted educational campaigns and training
  5. Improve tracking and analysis of Safe Streets programs and City spending on street-level issues

On Jan. 26, 2018, Mayor Franklin issued a directive outlining the initiatives above. These initiatives do not replace existing programs or work currently underway through the Safe Streets plan.