Steeple Pointe, Estates of Churchill Hunt and Coventry Estates Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 4/4/13

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Steeple Pointe, Estates of Churchill Hunt and Coventry Estates
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Steeple Pointe, Estates of Churchill Hunt, and Coventry Estates had their most recent Neighborhood Watch meeting on 04/04/13. The meeting was facilitated by Officers J.R. Nauseda and Chad Tompoles. Officers Darren Baker, Matt Baumann, Jeff Hauptman, Tom Woodruff and Jim Caldwell also attended.

Your next regularly-scheduled neighborhood watch meeting is slated for September 19th, 2013; sooner should the need arise. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.

A 60-minute audio recording of the meeting is attached. Below is a brief summary:

Police Activity Summary (Steeple Pointe and Estates of Churchill Hunt): In patrol beats 21 and 35, 286 police calls for service were generated during 2012. Historically, the average is 277 per year. 19 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, 1,383 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 65 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 6.6%.

Police Activity Summary (Coventry Estates): In patrol beats 20 and 34, 294 police calls for service were generated during 2012. Historically, the average is 263 per year. 5 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, 1,319 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 34 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 2.6%.

Training: Officer Tom Woodruff gave a presentation on transient or traveling criminal crews. He explained who they are, what they do, and presented prevention points so residents can avoid being victimized by them.

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