The culture of Silver Spring is one of inclusivity, appreciation, and concern for their neighbors. The Silver Spring Safety Alliance is another avenue by which we can demonstrate this. For nearly two years elected officials, the community, businesses, and MCPD have been working to put systems in place to ensure our inclusive business community.
The Silver Spring Safety Alliance is the opportunity for the business community to be more engaged and will actively reduce and prevent crime through cooperation, education, and most importantly communication.
The Silver Spring Safety Alliance will:
Promote communication and understanding between law enforcement and business.
Encourage and enhance cooperation among merchants.
Assist merchants in crime-proofing their own properties and watching over neighboring businesses.
All businesses in Silver Spring will:
Receive a Silver Spring Safety Alliance window cling to be prominently displayed.
All Silver Spring Safety Alliance members will:
Be added to an email distribution list, that any and all businesses or property owners can join, where they can quickly disseminate information about incidents, programs, trainings, etc.
Be invited to quarterly safety briefings with the MCPD 3rd District – (virtual and in-person options).
Chamber member businesses receive additional benefits:
Invitations to MONTHLY safety briefings with the MCPD 3rd District – (virtual and in-person options).
In conjunction with, MCPD 3rd District Community Engagement Team, invitations to quarterly trainings, workshops and education opportunities, as well as coffee with the cops and additional opportunities to bring the community closer together.