Over the past decade, several ballot initiatives for additional safety buildings in Deerfield, New Hampshire have been defeated. Last year, the Select Board completed a community survey regarding safety buildings. Before moving forward with any additional specific proposals, the Select Board sponsored a review and discussion of safety service needs in Deerfield. An active group of volunteers comprised of Deerfield residents worked with New Hampshire Listens from fall 2015 to fall 2016 to design a community conversation about the future of safety services in Deerfield. The conversation was intended to help residents move toward resolution of outstanding concerns about how best to meet the town's safety needs.