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Public Safety Task Force (PSTF) Final Report

The Exeter City Council approved the Public Safety Task Force (PSTF) Final Report on May 28, 2024.

Download the final report in pdf format.

Summary: The Exeter City Council has given the green light to the Public Safety Task Force (PSTF) Final Report, a comprehensive document that outlines the current state of public safety in Exeter and offers actionable recommendations for policy and budgetary enhancements. Approved on May 28, 2024, and chaired by Councilwoman Riddle, the task force includes council members and community representatives. The report delves into crime statistics, safety definitions, and external factors affecting Exeter’s crime rates. It also explores potential improvements, funding strategies, and fiscal responsibility, all while avoiding unnecessary expenditures. The PSTF Final Report is a living document, serving as a foundation for future research and policy development, ensuring that Exeter’s approach to public safety remains effective and adaptable.

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