77th Street Area Community Police Advisory Board (CPAB)
General Monthly Meeting
October 10, 2013
Meeting called to ordered by Gwendolyn Wood
Ms. Wood introduced the new Patrol Captain: Captain Carranza
Captain Carranza provided some of her career background information to the board.
Crime Report: 10% reduction of violent crimes YTD.
Discussions: > The southeast officer charged for excessive force.
> Municipal codes to keep the bails bond agent from soliciting in front of the station.
> Regulation on where big trucks can park on residential streets especially hazardous cargo trucks. South Traffic, Officers Snowden and Brown answered the parking, traffic and street problems.
> Ms. Kim asked what could be done about the homeless encampment by her business on Florence Ave. Capt Carranza explained the adjusted policy requires a 4-6week procedure to address the issue.
> What to do about excessively loud noises after 10 PM in a residential area.
DART: Ms Walker gave an update on the ride along and training classes. She gave out info on Project
Peacemaker’s fundraiser event.
Ms Wood welcomed Officer McHenry back to the CRO as the C-PAB coordinator.
Ms. Wood and Off. McHenry provided details on the C-PAB Summit.
Ms. Wood went over the C-PAB goals and the board divided into 3 groups to give ideas for a plan and suggestions on how to follow thru with the plan.
Announcements: Volunteer moments
Fandango will be sponsoring a Little Book Library in the station’s lobby
2 holiday projects: coats for kids Hyde Park Elementary and shoes for kids station wide
Movie night at McKinley Elementary on Oct 18.
Candy donation needed for Halloween
Provide a meal for officers on Christmas day
Meeting adjourned 8:35 PM.