Safety and Quality of Life

The City will continue to prioritize a high level of safety and proactive community policing and fire rescue services. The City will provide a wide range of diverse and inclusive recreational and cultural programming to community members. The City will continue to support the safety, health and well-being of residents, business owners and visitors.

Having a safe community with a high quality of life means:

  • Enforcement of laws to address behaviors that affect neighborhood quality
  • Providing residents with opportunities to live healthy, safe, and active lifestyles
  • Ensuring the legacy of parks, trails, natural areas, and cultural and recreational facilities for future generations
  • Enhancing equitable access to cultural and recreation service offerings and facilities
  • Providing a wide variety of high-quality recreation services and cultural opportunities
  • Working with partner agencies to ensure the well-being of the community through behavioral and mental health services
  • Creating an interconnected regional and local trail network of parks and accessible recreational facilities
  • A safe and welcoming City in which to live, work, learn and play
  • Proactive and skilled police and fire rescue services
  • Safe, reliable, and best practice floodplain management
  • An active emergency management system focused on prevention, preparedness and recovery with key partnerships in place to effectively respond to emergency situations
  • Mitigating risks posed by hazards to businesses and property

Strategic Goals

  1. Promote arts, culture and entertainment across the City
  2. Enhance community health, safety and well-being
  3. Continue to be a leader in community policing
  4. Provide outstanding local emergency preparedness and response
2023 Accomplishments
Transitioned Police and Fire/EMS dispatch services from Broward County to Coral Springs.
Implemented culturally diverse programming such as ArtsFest, Juneteenth, and Salsa in September.
Expanded and enhanced community-based programming to include a Paramedic Program, Drowning Prevention Program, and Fire Cadet Program.
Expanded community policing initiatives including the Park, Walk, and Talk Program, and CreekArmor app, in an effort to deter crime and break down barriers between law enforcement and the public.
Completed park improvements at Donaldson Park and Coco Point Park.

Butterfly Capital of the World

© 2023 City of Coconut Creek. All rights reserved. Butterfly and Coconut Creek emblem are registered trademark of the City of Coconut Creek. Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.