Providence Village, Providence Oaks, and Country Trails Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 4/11/13

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Providence Village, Providence Oaks, and Country Trails
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Providence Village, Providence Oaks, and Country Trails had their most recent Neighborhood Watch meeting on 04/11/13. The meeting was facilitated by Tom Agos. Officers Tom Woodruff and Carol McClanathan also attended.

The next regularly-scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area is slated for September 26th, 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 (Providence Village):

In Providence Village 370 police calls for service were generated during 2012. Historically, the average is 337 per year. 15 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, 1,685 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 101 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 6.09%.

Police Activity Summary (Providence Oaks and Country Trails):

In Providence Oaks and Country Trails 410 police calls for service were generated during 2012. Historically, the average is 393 per year. 9 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, 1,968 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 5.99%.

Training:

Officers Tom Woodruff and Carol McClanathan 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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