Join Mayor Warren and the City Council in Celebrating the City of Fontana’s Designation as the 15th Safest City in America!
Fontana California, October 24th, 2013. Mayor Acquanetta Warren and the City Council today announced plans for a public celebration in honor of Fontana being named one of the “Safest Cities in America.” Mayor Warren said, “We invite all the residents of Fontana to join in celebrating this achievement.” The Mayor added that the City was rated 15th safest city in the country, 4th in the State of California, and 1st in the Inland Empire.
Mayor Warren added that among the dignitaries joining in the festivities will be Congressman Gary Miller and Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod. “We are thrilled that both our Congressional Representatives will celebrate this award with our residents. Those of us who live here have known for many years that we are fortunate to live, work and play in a very safe city. We have been a safe city for many years,” the Mayor said.
Mayor Pro-Tem John Roberts commenting on behalf of the City Council said that public safety has always been Fontana’s Number 1 priority and he praised Fontana’s residents for their vigilance in helping to reduce violent crime. “This is truly a partnership and we share this award with our residents,” said Mayor Pro-tem Roberts.
Please join Mayor Warren and members of the City Council on Friday, November 8th to celebrate Fontana’s ongoing commitment to public safety. A program, free refreshments, and tours of our newly renovated police department will take place starting at 11am at the Fontana Police Department 17005 Upland Ave., Fontana.
Special guests invited to the event include: State Senator Norma Torres, Assembly Member Cheryl Brown, San Bernardino County Chairwoman Janice Rutherford and San Bernardino Supervisor Josie Gonzales.
The July issue of “Business Insider” rated Fontana as the 15th Safest City in the nation. “Business Insider” published their ratings after researching the latest FBI crime reports and based their ratings on crimes per 100,000 in population.