Deer Creek Condominiums; Beat 66 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 12/13/12

Deer Creek Condominiums; Beat 66

The Deer Creek Condominium complex had their most recent Neighborhood Watch meeting on 12/13/12. The meeting was facilitated by Analyst Tom Agos. Officers Bendler and Woodruff also attended. The attached file represents the crime information detailed. Below is a brief summary:

Police Activity Summary:

236 police calls for service have been generated by Deer Creek from January 1st through November 30th, 2012. Historically, the annual average is 230.

21 of the calls during the examined time period were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related. In 2011, 42 IUCR crimes were reported. The annual average is 26. The complex is currently trending under that expected average.

Since January 2007, 1,377 calls for service have been responded to; 157 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is roughly 11%.

We presented a training session to the group featuring the DVD “Shots Fired! When Lightning Strikes.” This dynamic video is designed to teach members of the public realistic strategies for dealing with an active shooter situation. Visit for a 2 minute sample.

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Residents are encouraged to connect with the police department via email and text message alerts by visiting It's free and registration is fast and simple. Text 60031 to 888777 to self-register.

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The next regularly scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area is currently slated for May 30, 2013; sooner should the need arise. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.

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