Elysian Fields, Greystone and Bittersweet Woods Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 5/22/13

Area: 
Elysian Fields, Greystone and Bittersweet Woods

Patrol beats 57, 58 and 72 had their most recent Neighborhood Watch meeting on 02/13/13. These patrol beats contain the Elysian Fields, Greystone and Bittersweet Woods subdivisions. The meeting was facilitated by Officer Chad Tompoles. The next regularly scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area is currently slated for 10/31/13. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.

Police Activity Summary:

Elysian Fields:

725 police calls for service were generated during 2012 in the Elysian Fields (patrol beat 58) area. Historically, the average is 637 per year.

39 of the calls received from the beats in 2012 were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. 60 were reported in 2011. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008, 3,184 calls for service have been responded to in the beat; 251 of them Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 7.9%.

Greystone:

333 police calls for service were generated during 2012 in the Greystone (patrol beat 57) area. Historically, the average is 346 per year.

20 of the calls received from the beats in 2012 were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. 20 were reported in 2011. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008, 1,731 calls for service have been responded to in the beat; 91 of them Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 5.2%.

Bittersweet Woods:

449 police calls for service were generated during 2012 in the Bittersweet Woods (patrol beat 72) area. Historically, the average is 487 per year.

28 of the calls received from the beats in 2012 were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. 22 were reported in 2011. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008, 2,434 calls for service have been responded to in the beat; 114 of them Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 4.8%.

Training:

Officers gave a presentation on transient or traveling criminals, also known as ruse burglars. He explained who they are, what they do, and presented prevention points so residents can avoid being victimized by them.

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