Crescent Meadows/Shaw Park area Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 3/21/13

Area: 
Crescent Meadows/Shaw Park area
Recording: 

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Patrol beats 54, 68, and 82 (northeast side area neighborhoods) had their most recent neighborhood watch meeting on 03/21/13. The meeting was facilitated by Crime Prevention Technician Tom Agos. Mayor Kovarik, along with Officers Jim Caldwell, Ben Bozer, Mark O’Brien, Mike Stoner, Tom Woodruff, Carol McClanathan, and Kelly Hansen also attended. The 61 minute audio recording is attached and below is a brief summary:

Police Activity Summary (patrol beats 54 and 68):

In patrol beats 54 and 68 (northern sections) 859 police calls for service were generated during 2012. Historically, the average is 669 per year.

67 of the calls received during 2012 were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008, 3,347 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 483 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 8.3%.

Police Activity Summary (patrol beat 82):

In patrol beat 82 (southern section) 1,499 police calls for service were generated during 2012. Historically, the average is 1,256 per year.

94 of the calls received from the beat in the first half of 2012 were for IUCR crimes. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008, 6,279 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 525 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 8.5%.

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Residents are encouraged to connect with the police department via email and text message alerts by visiting www.nixle.com/. It's free and registration is fast and simple. Additionally, residents can stay connected with the police department through www.facebook.com/gurneepd. Follow the village on Twitter @VillageofGurnee.

The next regularly scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area is currently slated for September 12, 2013; sooner should the need arise. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.