Knoxville residents living in the 1st City Council district are invited to the next Neighborhood Safety and Awareness meeting, on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, 6-8 p.m. at Woodlawn Christian Church, 4339 Woodlawn Pike.

KPD Officer and Neighborhood Watch Coordinator John Morgan will present crime prevention tips and crime data specific to the Fort Sanders neighborhood as well as South Knoxville neighborhoods including Vestal, South Haven, Lake Forest, Old Sevier, and others.

Staff members from City departments engaged in public safety issues will present information about their efforts to engage neighbors in initiatives and activities that can decrease crime and increase connectivity between neighbors and public safety organizations.

The Neighborhood Safety and Awareness series is a collaboration between the City of Knoxville Office of Neighborhood Empowerment (ONE), Police Advisory and Review Committee (PARC), the Community Safety Department, Knoxville Police Department (KPD), and the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers initiative.

Meetings focused on east and west neighborhoods were held earlier this year, and a meeting for North Knoxville neighborhoods will be held later this year.

The City of Knoxville ensures meaningful access to City programs, services, and activities to comply with Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II laws and reasonably provides: translation, interpretation, modifications, accommodations, alternative formats, auxiliary aids and services.

To request language translation services, contact Community Empowerment Director Charles F. Lomax Jr at or 865-215-2536.

For disability accommodations, contact City ADA Coordinator, Stephanie Brewer Cook, at or 865-215-2034 at least 72 hours before the meeting.

For information, visit