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Arcata’s new Community Safety Quick Reference Guide

City of Arcata ARCATA’S PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE DEVELOPS COMMUNITY SAFETY QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE The City of Arcata’s Public Safety Committee has developed a Community Safety Quick Reference Guide; a resource for community members to access public safety and other services.  The idea for a reference guide came about during the work of the Public Safety

Public Safety Committee digs in to workload

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Public Safety Committee last week polished up its draft report to the City Council, and dug into some of its heavier-duty assignments, including the Arcata Police Department’s use of force policies and civilian police oversight. The draft report tracks the committee’s incremental progress on creating a

Arcata Public Safety Committee thrust into forefront

In figuring out how to manage the daunting workload, including assignments from the City Council and its previous ongoing projects, the committee decided to form two subcommittees – one on APD’s budget, and the other on civilian oversight – and give them two months to do a deep dive into their respective topics. 

Plaza Task Force sifting through mountain of upgrade ideas

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – If every suggestion aired at last week’s Plaza Improvement Task Force (PITF) meeting was adopted, it would surely solve all the problems with loose dogs, smoking, drinking, panhandling and other misbehavior – but only because there’d be no room for anything but clambering over all the water