Safe Community

Vision


Jackson County is a partnership of self-sustaining people with shared values where residents peacefully coexist and participate in all aspects of life. Citizens know how to access a wide variety of services when needed. Jackson is a safe community where public safety presence is felt but not needed - a great place to live, work, and play.
A police officer pulling another car over on an empty street

Action Steps


  • Communication and Education
    • Close the gap between the perceived level of safety and actual safety
  • Community Empowerment
  • Prevention and Enforcement

Measurements of Success


  • Increase the number of residents who feel very or somewhat safe from violent crime.
  • Increase the number of residents who feel very or somewhat safe from property crimes.
  • Increase the number of residents who feel very or somewhat safe in their neighborhood during the day.
  • Increase the number of residents who feel very or somewhat safe in their neighborhood after dark.
  • Increase rating of good or excellent of sheriff services.
  • Increase rating of good or excellent of crime prevention services.
  • Increase rating of good or excellent of traffic enforcement on county roads and highways.
  • Increase rating of good or excellent of municipal court services.
  • Increase rating of good or excellent of emergency preparedness.