Crime affects all of us in Nevada County.

Through crime analysis, Bill Smethers has a comprehensive action plan to address high-crime areas by targeted patrols and increased enforcement. Bill plans to continue protecting the community by:

  • Increasing patrol staffing.
  • Aggressively pursuing all illegal narcotics, including methamphetamine and opioids.
  • Working closely with residents and the business community to address safety and relevant concerns.
  • Strengthening and building Neighborhood Watch programs, block meetings and road association meetings. 
  • Expanding community engagement by building strong relationships and engaging key stakeholders.
  • Continuing to incorporate and expand the use of technology.