A decision package was created to add additional positions, but was not ranked as a priority. Staffing shortages in patrol has made this goal difficult to fulfill at this time. However, NPO's work together with City Code to work on Nuisance Abatement issues.
The public improvement district petition was submitted to City of Fort Worth staff to verify the signatures. In addition, DC Shedd was elected to the board of the East Fort Worth Business Association. The PID was selected as the project of the year by East Fort Worth Business Association. The PID was approved by Council and the selection process for the managing company has started. The initial scope of work for the security company was developed and submitted in October. There was a follow up meeting held in November with the management company and a board was held in March.
West Division took over the Crime Free Multi-Housing responsibilities with the transfer of Officer Speed's position. However, Crime Prevention Specialist Michael Grigsby helps with those endeavors.
No forums noted this period.
Sworn and civilian employees are encouraged to provide their ideas and on how to address ongoing crime problems. There are frequent conversations with officers, supervisors and citizens with ideas/solutions. There has been much dialogue between command staff and officers to get input on how police procedures may function more smoothly. Members of the East command staff have been making roll calls to speak with officers face to face about departmental issues. As well, East Division participates in the monthly Crime Action Meeting at Bob Bolen on the last Wednesday of each month to talk about patrol issues.
NPOs addressed 408 quality of life issues along with Code Compliance this month
The East Division holds a Crime Action Plan meeting monthly. There was 1 meeting held during this month.
No meetings held this month.
No meetings held this month.
NPOs responded to 737 calls for service and had 1697 positive citizen contacts.
We have NPO's that communicate and working closely with the East Fort Worth Business Association. NPO's have relationships with most business owners on their beat and go out yearly to make sure they have updated information on their spreadsheets. We continue to collaborate with the East Fort Worth Business Association, Vision East Lancaster group and the Woodhaven Business Association.
NPO's are communicating with patrol this month via email, phone, and MDC. Information on NPO's have been left at the sector in the roll call room. Patrol officer lists have been provided to NPO's.
All officers were trained on Beat Integrity through Power DMS. Beat management techniques are being addressed by my Supervisors and veteran officers in the field. This training is being reiterated by FTO's - to - P.O.'s, during field training, and patrol supervisors - to - all officers during roll call training. NPO's have been working patrol on the weekend with officers.
NPOs handled a total of 282 citizen business and quality of life issues and had 4549 citizen contacts during May.
NPO's held 1 meetings and 33 community service functions events during May.
NPOs had 28 school contacts during May. NPOs assisted the schools in the area by stopping by in the morning and afternoons and during school feeds.
NPOs have had to be more creative in staying connected. 122 Email contacts were made. NPO's also made several birthday drive-bys to let the citizens know that we are partnering together in the pandemic.
There was no RV usage from the NPO's as it was taken by SEER.
Code enforcement and East NPOs work closely together to address community concerns. 136 Homeless camps and code complaints were resolved in May.
NPOs submitted 281 worksheets.
NPOs are recruiting on Nextdoor, community meetings, businesses, apartment complexes, complaints, victim follow-ups and dispatched calls.
There was 0 recruited COPs for East last month.
Case mgt was kept up with daily/weekly by Sgt Hawley/Orogbu and all has been addressed and remains acceptable. CIU audits were completed for Det. Brannan, Det. McMeans, Det Owens and Det A Renteria.
There were 0 COP details this month.
Sgt Hawley/Orogbu continue to conduct weekly reviews on all detectives and one on one meetings are had based on what issues are found.
NPO's continue to use a standardized worksheet which creates a weekly report that can be shared on Nextdoor with the community. They have regularly-scheduled, recurring meetings with community groups each month.
Weekly roll calls are completed by the On Call detectives. No roll calls have been visited due to roll calls being cancelled for COVID.
No officers attended detective training during the month of May.
NPOs are out every day addressing issues on their beats. NPOs are contacted by multiple specialized units to help tack down subjects or for info about cases and suspects. NPOs work with Narcotics, SRT, Vice, T.C.,Fugitive, SWAT, and many other units to identify trends, and apprehend criminals.