Property crime clearance rate for February was 17%.
All meetings and community events were cancelled due to emergency declaration and social distancing requirements by the City, State and Department protocol.
Communicaton with businesses continues to be conducted via email and phone. Met with Tanger Outlet representatives who donated $1500 to North Division.
Contact with crime victims are being made within 72 hours on assigned cases.
Contact with crime victims are being made within 72 hours on assigned cases
No community forums this month due to restrictions but other methods of relationships through smaller groups such as Apt manager meeting on F13, 2 Food Bank drive on F15 and E11.
NPO had meeting to discuss recent crime trend problems with Property Crimes to include the recent catalytic converter thefts, got suspect info to our Code Blue patrollers to watch for suspect vehicle.
The main quality of life issue concerning North Division continues to be the soliciting from roadway. Several zero tolerance details conducted by NPO Hernandez and NPO Byrd during the month with a dozen GCs issued to violators. Violators offered HOPE team but continue to refuse.
Main North division quality of life issue is the panhandling at the major intersections along Beach and along North Freeway, due to bad weather this was down dramatically this month. NPOs assisted in shelter details at Convention Center during winter storm.
Monthly meeting between Property Crimes and NPOs continued this month, with information exchanged about recent crime trends. 2/23/21
North does not have homeless facilities but did work with Gateway Church on large homeless feeding of over 1000 meals to Presbyterian Night Shelter on 2/19/21.
The areas around Presidio, Alliance, and Tanger continue to add new businesses weekly. Most businesses opened in accordance with the State's reopening plan.
NPO's are bulding contacts for businesses. Businesses are still operating at a reduced capacities where restaurants and bars are concerned.
Updated beat officer list sent to the NPOs, they continue to coordinate crime trends and other concerning issues between beat NPO and beat Officers for each shift. Also NPOs assisted backgrounds in civil service testing along with oral review boards this month.
In-person roll calls are being restarted, to include NPO and detectives participating in info sharing.
NPOs continue to meet with businesses, apartments and schools on their beats. F12 apartment manager meeting on 2/24/21, Sagestone Apt manager meeting on 2/24/21 with E14 NPO, F15 Avondale senior center meeting.
Nextdoor website utilized by both the NPO and the Crime Prevention Specialist weekly to share crime reports and other concerning trends, or safety tips such as driving in inclimate weather this month.
NPOs worked with school Officers in Northwest high school to develop emergency response on lockdown drill on 2/25/21, also worked with youth at Gateway Church on packing meals for those in need on 2/19/21.
NPOs continue to interact with the public in outreach situations such as 2 Tarrant Food Bank Deliveries at Avondale Senior center on F15 beat on 2/4/21 and Sedona Village on E11 beat on 2/26/21.
Mobile storefront still not utilized due to Covid restrictions but discussions on re-starting Kids ID and Auto Etching on an individual basis was asked of chain of command, still waiting on approval to begin those again.
NPOs continue to work with Code on complaint resolutions. 20 abandoned vehicles tagged, also conducted Game Room detail with Code and they wrote 6 violations on F17 beat game room off Watuaga Smithfield.
NPOs continue to share weekly crime reports through the NextDoor website, along with providing information at monthly code blue meetings.
No new Code Blue groups established this month, but the re-start of the monthly division wide Code Blue meetings on 2/9/21 with guest speaker on homeless issues and how to provide assistance.
No new Code Blue members added, but upcoming training in April, so recruiting will resume this month.
NPOs reached out to Code Blue about recent catalytic converter trend, sharing suspect vehicle that was spotted at local Chic Fil A video. Also F17 conducted residential parking detail with Chisolm Ridge group on 2/22 and 2/23.
Detective Lonergan and Officer Quintana were audited for this cycle; minor issues noted.
Habitual offender identified in 8 burglary of vehicle offenses, and one vehicle theft offense. The same subject is suspected in a Robbery where shots were fired. Suspect still outstanding.
The NPO's continued to use Nextdoor weekly to share crime on their respective beats with the citizens.
NPO's are sharing info on Nextdoor and are in process of building email trees to distribute info to local businesses and apartment managers.
Attendance at roll calls was temporarily suspended indoors but twice-weekly outdoor rollcalls continued with social distancing precautions. Info was passed to patrol by detectives.
Roll calls are now restarting. Detectives will attend in person and distribute information weekly.
Three patrol officers assigned to property crimes assist Property crimes; assist in locating fugitives and intel gathering for detectives.
No informants developed this month but NPOs continue to push for more enrollment in the online neighborhood camera system. NPOs also been providing information on the FLOCK camera system.