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News Release

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Media Relations

Implementation of Devonshire Area’s Smart Policing Initiative Recidivist Extraction Detail NA14021ne

What:       
News Conference

When:       
Monday, February 24, 2014
9:00 a.m.

Where:      
Devonshire Area Community Police Station
10250 Etiwanda Avenue
Northridge, CA  91325

Who:       
Councilmember Mitch Englander, Council District 12;
Commander Jon Peters, LAPD, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations-Valley Bureau
Captain Kris Pitcher, LAPD, Commanding Officer Devonshire Area
Lieutenant Tim Torsney, LAPD, Commanding Officer, Devonshire Detectives
Lieutenant Aaron Ponce; Acting Commanding Officer Devonshire Patrol Division
Sergeant William “Jim” Sanders, Officer in Charge, Recidivist Extraction Detail

Why:     
Devonshire Area has implemented the extremely successful and effective Smart Policing Initiative but has applied it toward the reduction of Property Crimes.  Devonshire is experiencing a 23.9 reduction in Part I Property Crime.  Ten of the original 24 prolific property crimes suspects monitored by the Recidivist Extraction Detail are currently in custody.  Even with Devonshire’s recent success, there are areas in which we need the community’s assistance.  Councilman Englander and the Devonshire Area Command staff will highlight the Area’s successes and provide the community with crime prevention / “Hardening the Target” Tips to minimize the potential of becoming a victim of a commercial or personal property crime.   

STATION INFO

About Devonshire

Devonshire Community Telephone Directory

Devonshire Division Goals

Valley Traffic

Community-Police Advisory Boards (C-PAB) Meeting Schedule and City-Wide Minutes

FEATURED COMMUNITY MEMBER

Michael Dobry, Outstanding Community Member
Michael Dobry
Outstanding Community Member