Community members walk at a previous "Find It, Fix It" event. •Photo by City of Seattle
Community members walk at a previous “Find It, Fix It” event. •Photo by City of Seattle

The next in a series of “Find it, Fix it” Community Walks to gauge and solve problems that contribute to public safety issues happens next Tuesday, July 29, at Rainier Avenue and Genesee Street from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The walk begins in the Jumbo parking lot.

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray detailed in his public safety address to the Seattle City Council last month the city’s plan to focus on key crime hotspots.

At the walks, community residents, police, and city officials identify physical disorder and solve it. The walks incorporate the Find It, Fix It application, which allows users to note identification, notification and action taken on graffiti removal, street lighting, litter and garbage clean-up, and trimming overgrown bushes and trees.

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7:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

  • Short program featuring Mayor Ed Murray, City Councilmembers Sally J. Clark and Bruce Harrell, City Attorney Pete Holmes, Seattle Police Department officials and department representatives.

7:15–9:00 p.m.

Walk commences along the following route:

  • East S. Genesee
  • South on 37th Ave S.
  • West on S. Oregon St.
  • North on Rainier Ave. S.
  • East on S. Andover St.
  • North on Courtland Pl.
  • East on the Charlestown St. Hillclimb
  • South on 37th Ave S.
  • West on S. Adams St.
  • Walk ends at Jumbo’s parking lot

9:00 p.m.

  • Walk concludes and department representatives are available for follow-up questions.

Additional ‘Find it, Fix it’ Community Walks will be announced in the coming weeks. The next scheduled walk will take place on August 12, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Rainier Beach neighborhood, at the intersection of Rainier and Henderson.

Residents are also encouraged to participate in the August 5 Night Out for Crime in their own neighborhoods. For more information and to register your event, visit the Mayor’s web site.

For more information on Murray’s public safety strategy for Seattle, visit http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/public-safety-strategy-for-seattle.

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