PUBLIC SECURITY and SAFETY
Introduction of raised crosswalks (7), Chicanes (2), low profile speed humps (16), and redesign of Finchley Circle - all made our streets safer. No Left Turn at Queen Mary & Ellerdale during afternoon rush hours has reduced traffic by 300 cars daily. The new right turn lane at Queen Mary and Fleet has facilitated traffic flow. Changes on Fleet during morning rush hour have dramatically reduced traffic by about 800 cars daily in Hampstead north of Fleet. As a result of all of the above measures and more police presence, car accidents involving injuries have dropped by 25%.
Saved our local police station, which was slated for closing, thus ensuring better protection for our residents.
Attained more police presence in Hampstead — As a result, tickets for moving violations are up 35% since 2005.
Public security and safety
Reduced drug activity in our parks significantly by improving surveillance and by increasing both police and public security bike patrols.
Purchased 4 defibrillators and trained staff in their use.