Holly Springs is one of the safest communities in North Carolina with a welcoming spirit and inviting atmosphere.
1. Maintain the Town’s high level of public safety.
Initiative 1.1: Promote a community-policing philosophy with an emphasis on building "organic" partnerships and unique approaches to meet community needs; and ensure law enforcement personnel are visible and able to interact with residents, visitors and business owners on a regular basis.
Initiative 1.2: Invest in planning and development of Fire Station #3 to enhance the level of fire and medical response and emergency readiness.
Initiative 1.3: Invest in data-driven, geo-based and analytical policing strategies to develop a more technology advanced approach to crime prevention and investigations.
Initiative 1.4: Apply for Police Department CALEA accreditation, recognizing commitment to professional policing and national best practices and standards.
Initiative 1.5: Develop multi-disciplinary approaches and partnerships to address social, physical and mental health issues with the goal of interrupting recurring cycles and making appropriate referrals to organizations with subject matter expertise.
Initiative 1.6: Complete a Fire Department organizational self-assessment and draft a department strategic plan in preparation for seeking accreditation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence.
2. Plan for adequate public infrastructure that promotes a safe community.
Initiative 2.1: Deploy pedestrian safety devices and traffic control measures to enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety.
Initiative 2.2: Design a network for an innovative and intelligent transportation system with NCDOT.
3. Cultivate a creative and friendly atmosphere that is welcoming to all cultures and the diversity of our residents and visitors.
Initiative 3.1: Enhance citizen engagement and outreach events for police and fire.
Initiative 3.2: Identify innovative and receptive approaches to engage communities that are traditionally underserved.
Initiative 3.3: Develop policies, procedures, and/or mitigation strategies for management of property nuisance abatement.