Deep Ellum community safety plan unveiled

The Deep Ellum Foundation, police, and business owners were involved in the plan to increase safety.

5/13/2022 10:00:00 AM

The Deep Ellum Foundation, police, and business owners were involved in the plan to increase safety.

The Deep Ellum Foundation, police, and business owners were involved in the plan to increase safety.

-Deep Ellum is ramping up for a busy summer and an increase in visitors. A new community safety plan was unveiled Thursday to tackle issues like public safety, panhandling, and traffic control. This plan is more than six months in the making, after several community meetings to get input from businesses and block walks with police.

"I love this neighborhood, this is the most excited I’ve been because there is a strong plan that the city has shown up to support," said J. Damany Daniel, owner of The Event Nerd.Daniel is one of several business owners who helped the Deep Ellum Foundation craft its new safety plan that is released just ahead of summer. 

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