Providence Village, Providence Oaks, and Country Trails Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 9/26/13

Area: 
Providence Village, Providence Oaks, and Country Trails

The above-listed areas had their most recent Neighborhood Watch meeting on 09/26/13. The meeting was facilitated by Officer Marty DePerte.

The next regularly-scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area is slated for March 27th, 2014; sooner should the need arise. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.

Police Activity Summary (Providence Village):

In Providence Village 193 police calls for service were generated during the first half of 2013. Historically, the annual average is 313.

18 of the calls received during the first half of 2013 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, 1,878 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 119 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 6.63%.

Police Activity Summary (Providence Oaks and Country Trails):

In Providence Oaks and Country Trails 186 police calls for service were generated during the first half of 2013. Historically, the annual average is 359.

10 of the calls received during the first half of 2013 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, 2,154 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 121 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 5.89%.

Training:

We presented a training session to residents pertaining to door-to-door sales people (solicitors). We discussed what defines a solicitor, registration requirements for them, constitutional considerations, and how residents can best partner with us in terms of enforcement.

Odds and Ends:

Again, the next meeting for the neighborhoods is scheduled for March 27th, 2014; sooner should the need arise. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.

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