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Safe Neighborhood Program

The Safe Neighborhood Program is a crime prevention initiative designed to help neighborhoods in Escambia County address issues that are causing a decline in physical quality, social quality and general livability. The program works with residents to take control of their neighborhoods and reduce crime and blight in designated areas.

There are 11 safe neighborhood designations:

  • Avondale Neighborhood
  • Crescent Lake Neighborhood
  • Atwood/Northcross Neighborhood
  • Montclair Neighborhood
  • Mayfair Neighborhood
  • Carriage Hills Neighborhood
  • Myrtle Grove Neighborhood
  • Cantonment Neighborhood
  • Lincoln Park Neighborhood
  • Wedgewood Neighborhood
  • Westernmark Neighborhood

Participation in the Safe Neighborhood Program gives the citizens an opportunity to draft their own plan to initiate improvements they feel their own neighborhood needs.

Safe Neighborhood Facts

  • Funds are generated from citizens convicted of felonies and ordered to pay a fine or fines.
  • The funds are spent on items that are directly related to reducing crime in a district designated as a safe neighborhood.
  • The district designation is limited to four years.

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The mission of Escambia County government is to provide efficient, responsive services that enhance our quality of life, meet common needs and promote a safe and healthy community.

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