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Re: [historic-sanford-nc] Re: Crime Watch Program

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  • Al Roethlisberger
    I am just now checking email, as I have been in Louisiana for the last week due to a death in the family. But definitely feel free to touch base with me when I
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 2, 2007
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      I am just now checking email, as I have been in
      Louisiana for the last week due to a death in the
      family.

      But definitely feel free to touch base with me when I
      get back into town Monday(Feb 5th).

      Al

      --- Mike Humphrey <sanfordhistoricbunglow@...>
      wrote:

      > Yes Laura, I will get with Al tomarrow with the
      > historical block captains. Al always is able to
      > fill our needs so I am sure he will find a way to
      > get it on the site. I am the captain for your area.
      >
      >
      > Your are on the list of Crime watchers. Will
      > follow up as more get involved Thanks!!!
      >
      > Mike
      >
      > youngerlaura <youngerla@...> wrote:
      > Al & Mike - can we get a list of the
      > historical commission's block
      > captains posted in the database here? I have no idea
      > who our is...as
      > for a neighborhood watch, if we want to form a
      > committee to set up a
      > program, I will gladly volunteer, & I'd be happy to
      > serve as a block
      > captain for a crime watch initiative.
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Laura Younger
      >
      > --- In historic-sanford-nc@yahoogroups.com,
      > "sanfordhistoricbunglow"
      > <sanfordhistoricbunglow@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > At the last Historic Preservation Meeting an
      > attendee brought up
      > the
      > > need for a Crime Watch Program. I agree we need to
      > take action.
      > > While I am sure the Preservation Commission will
      > support and help
      > the
      > > effort, I feel this is better addressed by the
      > Neighborhood as it
      > > will require the involvement of the residents.
      > >
      > > My thoughts are that it is not enough just to put
      > up a few signs
      > and
      > > have a meeting with a Police Officer. I feel to be
      > successful it
      > > takes a heavy commitment from many in the
      > neighborhood, we need to
      > > know our neighbors and their habits, we need to
      > have a
      > notification
      > > process of issues to be on the lookout for. We
      > need to cause
      > police
      > > patrols in our area. We need to have a YOUTH CRIME
      > WATCH GROUP
      > run
      > > by the youth (with adult supervision)because the
      > youth know what
      > is
      > > happening in the "Hood". They can deter crime with
      > other youths
      > on
      > > their level. Residential crime, Breaking and
      > Entering, Larceny,
      > and
      > > vandalism is committed by Juveniles (under the age
      > of 16)nearly
      > 85%
      > > of the time. To the surprise of most, crime is
      > committed (by
      > > juveniles and adults) IN THEIR OWN NEIBORHOODS.
      > >
      > > Several Crime Watch programs are on the Web as
      > well a Nat'l Youth
      > > Crime Watch Organization with training materal,
      > orginaztional
      > > materals, workshops, and more.
      > >
      > > I really feel this is a project that fits into a
      > HOA but can be
      > free
      > > standing. We would first need to get a list of
      > block captions
      > then
      > > contact Capt. Tyson with the Sanford PD to set up
      > a meeting for
      > all
      > > Block Captions and residents. We would need to let
      > the PD know
      > where
      > > Crime Watch signs needed to be placed (city would
      > pay for Signs
      > and
      > > place them).
      > >
      > > So what are your thoughs...want to do a Crime
      > Watch Program? Need
      > > several folks to lead the effort. Want to be a
      > block Captian? Any
      > > Youth instrested in leading the start up?
      > >
      > > REMEMBER Crime Watch is NOT confronting it is
      > REPORTING CRIME!!!
      > >
      > > Michael Humphrey
      > > Kennedy House 1925
      > > 503 Summitt Drive
      > > H. 777 9112
      > > C. 770 4185
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >




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