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News & Events
Block Watch 101 Training
On every fourth Tuesday of the month, Safe Streets conducts Block Watch organizing training for members of the community who want to start up or strengthen a Block Watch, Neighborhood Watch or Business Watch group in their neighborhood. Trainings are free. Register online for one of the following upcoming trainings Click here to register.
LOCATION: Sector 3 Substation - 1501 South 72nd St., Tacoma 98408
DATE: Tuesday May 28, 2013
TIME: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Contact Safe Streets to register by phone at 253.272.6824.
Neighborhood Patrol Academy
Learn how to start and sustain a neighborhood patrol to help make your neighborhood a safe and welcoming place. Safe Streets is holding this one-day session that will teach Tacoma and Pierce County residents how to safely and effectively make a difference in neighborhood safety. Register online for one of the following upcoming patrol trainings Click here to register.
2013 Patrol Training Schedule:
February 16, 2013 @ 1pm to 5pm; location - Safe Streets
April 20, 2013 @ 1pm to 5pm; location - Safe Streets
May 18, 2013 @ 1pm to 5pm; location - NE Tacoma: 4731 Norpoint Way NE
August 17, 2013 @ 1pm to 5pm; location - Safe Streets
October 19, 2013 @ 6:30pm to 8pm; location - Safe Streets
Register online for one of the following upcoming field trainings Click here to register.
2013 Field Training Schedule:
March 16, 2013 @ 6:30pm to 8pm
May 18, 2013 @ 6:30pm to 8pm
July 20, 2013 @ 6:30pm to 8pm
September 21, 2013 @ 6:30pm to 8pm
November 16, 2013 @ 1pm to 5pm
*All Field Training dates meet at Safe Streets.
**No class or field training for December 2013 or January 2014.
Renter Solutions Workshop
This FREE 2 hour workshop is open to all residents Tacoma/Pierce County.
In this workshop you will learn:
Ways to better budget presented by Boeing Employee Credit Union
Landlord and tenant responsibilities
Finding affordable and crime-free housing
How to improve credit and renting history
How to get involved in your community
Benefits of community involvement for you and your family
Lunch or dinner will be provided as well as door prizes. First come - first served.
Date: Wednesday - May 22, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: 3202 South Mason
Madrona Pointe Aparments (Cabana)
National Night Out
Safe Streets is a proud co-sponsor of the 30th Anniversary annual National Night Out Against Crime in Tacoma-Pierce County. Tuesday, August 6, 2013, you and your neighbors will join other communities across America in taking a stand against crime.
Below you will find the Tacoma-Pierce County Block Party Registration Form. Sign-up today!
National Night Out (NNO) 2013
Keep the porch lights on with Tacoma Power
How many light bulbs does it take to change our community? To help our neighbors keep their porch lights on for National Night Out, Tacoma Power is offering free energy- and money-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) for registered National Night Out parties within the Tacoma Power service area.
To reserve CFLs for your NNO party, contact Tacoma Power at 253.502.8377 by July 26 with the following information:
- Party organizer’s name
- Party organizer’s contact phone number
- Address or location of party
- Number of adults expected to attend
- Name of person picking up CFLs
CFLs will be available for pick up on Wednesday July 31 between 5 and 8 pm at Tacoma Power offices located at 3628 South 35th (east side of the building Parking Lot D near the guard house. -- See map)