Chittenden Park & Brown Circle; Patrol Beats 80 and 81 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 4/17/14

Area: 
Chittenden Park & Brown Circle; Patrol Beats 80 and 81
Recording: 

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The neighborhoods near Chittenden Park (patrol beats 80 and a portion of 81; Brown Circle) had their most recent neighborhood watch meeting on 04/17/14. The meeting was facilitated by Officer Dion Snyder. Officers Brian Funke and Ron Conley also attended, as did Mayor Kovarik, Trustee Ross and Tom Agos. A link to the 50-minute audio recording of the meeting is above.

The next regularly scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area will be on October 16thth, 2014; sooner should the need arise. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.

Police Activity Summary:

1,437 police calls for service were responded to in patrol beat 81, east of Delany Rd., during 2013. Historically, the annual average is 1,050.

82 of the calls during 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, 6,301 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 418 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is roughly 7.2%.

78 police calls for service were responded to in single-family areas in the Brown Circle neighborhood, west of Delany Rd., during 2013. Historically, the annual average is 64.

9 of the calls during 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, 385 calls for service have been responded to in the Brown Circle neighborhood; 30 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is roughly 8%.

Crime:

91 of the service calls during 2013 in both examined areas were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. 23 of the reported crimes occurred at single-family residences. The remaining 68 occurred at businesses and/or on roadways that are within each patrol beat.

Training:

Officers Kelly Hansen and Dan Ruth gave the group a presentation on the myths and realities of sex offender registration laws.

Odds and Ends:

Again, the next meeting for the neighborhoods is scheduled for October 16th, 2014 or sooner should the need arise.

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