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Downtown Denver Partnership Safety & Security Town Hall update

On January 13, 2021, DDP hosted a Safety and Security Town Hall featuring Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen, Alan Salazar (Mayor Hancock’s Chief of Staff), Evan Dreyer (Mayor Hancock’s Deputy Chief of Staff), and Mary Dulacki (Denver’s Deputy Director of Public Safety).

Shared by our partners at the Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP). For information specific to this article, please contact Britt Diehl at bdiehl@downtowndenver.com.

Thank you for attending yesterday’s Safety & Security Town Hall. On behalf of all of us at the Downtown Denver Partnership, we appreciate your engagement and feedback on these important topics. A special thank you to our speakers – Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen, Alan Salazar (Mayor Hancock’s Chief of Staff) Evan Dreyer (Mayor Hancock’s Deputy Chief of Staff), and Mary Dulacki (Denver’s Deputy Director of Public Safety) – for their time and leadership.

A few items of follow-up to yesterday’s meeting:

CityLive

CityLive is the Partnership’s free resident engagement program that connects residents of Denver to resources and community leaders and offers a platform for sharing their voices in policy and planning matters. We highly encourage you and your teams to sign up for CityLive: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/citylive

Denver City Council General Public Comment

Each week, Denver City Council holds a general public comment session on Monday evenings from 5 – 5:30 p.m. over Zoom. During this time, citizens are able to sign up to give a three-minute public comment on any topic they wish. We know firsthand that City Council takes these comments very seriously, and we encourage those who are willing to please consider testifying to share your feedback regarding safety.

Learn more about public comment here: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Departments/Denver-City-Council/Public-Input/General-Public-Comment

Downtown Denver Partnership & BID Alert System

Downtown business and property owners and managers are welcome to sign up for our emergency alert system. We send emails and text messages with up-to-the-minute info regarding potential demonstrations and other happenings that you should be aware of.

To sign up, please send your email address and cell phone number to our Senior Manager of Downtown Security, Steve Shireman: sshireman@downtowndenver.com

Denver Non-Emergency Line

Please save DPD’s non-emergency line – 720.913.2000 – for future calls that do not require 911 dispatch; You can also call 311 to be connected to a variety of City services.