Neighborhood Safety

Steve has listened to the concerns of our residents and is responding to their calls for more community policing to curb violence and other crime and prevent drug overdoses.


Key Initiatives

  • In 2022, added more police officers, increased community policing efforts
  • Working with the District Attorney, piloted and launched the first Intimate Partner Violence Intervention program which has resulted in fewer domestic violence incidents in Kingston
  • In partnership with UC Sheriff, reduced opioid deaths
  • Head’s Up Kingston traffic safety campaign
  • Kingston Fire department – added all-terrain vehicles using grant money, new fire engines and equipment
  • Mobile Mental Health Ambulance Service was launched so that immediate crisis response can be provided to our Kingston residents.