Salt Lake City’s new public safety building is expected to produce as much energy as it uses and bring the city’s Police, Fire, and Emergency Operations Departments closer together. Media donned hard hats and bright orange vests last week to tour the the building, which is slated for completion this June.
The YWCA kicked off their Week Without Violence Monday by announcing a $900,000 grant from the US Department of Justice to expand domestic violence services in the Salt Lake area.
The Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center moved into its new home at the downtown YWCA in June this year. At that time, the city police department started housing six detectives there.
“We’re just getting started in terms of the center,” said Director Asha Parekh, “There’s so much more work to do in this area. I think we’re just scratching the surface of things that we can do as a community.”