South Park Area Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 4/24/14

South Park Area

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The neighborhoods surrounding South Park had their most recent Neighborhood Watch meeting on 10/24/13. The meeting was facilitated by Officer Dion Snyder and Tom Agos. Officers Hansen and Ruth also attended.

The next regularly scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area is currently scheduled to occur on October 23rd, 2014; sooner should the need arise. An official notice will be circulated in October.

Police Activity Summary:

1,088 police calls for service were generated in the area during 2013. Historically, the annual average is 928.

65 of the calls during 2013 were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The annual average is 74. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008- 5,566 calls for service have been responded to in the neighborhood; 446 of them IUCR crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is roughly 7.98%.

10 of the IUCR crimes during 2013 occurred at residential addresses. The rest occurred on roadways or in areas zoned for businesses. The calls for service to IUCR crime at homes is roughly 0.91%.

The calls for service graph and a list of the IUCR crimes occurring in residential areas during 2013 is attached below.


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 23rd, 2014 or sooner should the need arise.

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