As the race for Pinellas County Sheriff heats up, we want to take the pulse of Patch readers.
Each week leading up to the Patch-sponsored Pinellas County Sheriff's candidate debate, we'll ask a question concerning the election.
This week, we want to know: What public safety issue concerns you most?
Post your thoughts in the comments section below, and don't forget to watch the candidates debate at 6:30 p.m. July 17 at Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater's Octagon Arts Center, 2470 Nursery Rd., or catch Patch's live streaming coverage. The debate is sponsored by Patch, the National Armed Services & Law Enforcement Memorial Museum and Bay News 9.