Community-Police Advisory Board
Minutes of Meeting
February 5, 2013
Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Those in attendance:
Jim McQuiston Captain Ruiz
Dorothy McQuiston Officer Andrews
James P. Harrell III
January meeting minutes were approved.
A correction for Bertha’s proper spelling of her last name from last month’s minutes, Wooldridge. Robert Wooldridge name was left off the list.
Captain Ruiz discussed community policing with the board.
Captain Ruiz discussed a murder involving domestic violence.
An 11 year old girl called 911 and stayed on the phone until the police arrived. She told the operator her daddy stabbed her mommy. The 11 year old girl attempted to stop her daddy from stabbing her mother by biting him. The daddy hid behind the sofa when the police arrived.
Robberies are down from 15 to 2 per week. We are down 11% on robberies. Gold chains are still a hot item to be taken.
Captain discussed our working relationship with parole. We are conducting routine compliance checks. Prisoners are getting out after serving 6 months due to being overcrowded. We are doing proactive things to prevent crimes.
Captain helped demolish a marijuana party that was hosted by LA Center Studios. They planned to have a smoke fest.
Prado asked if a senior lead will replace Wolfe soon. Captain advised we will keep a loan there until Chief gives permission for an upgrade. Officer Godoy is the officer on loan for now
Jim asked if LPR vehicles are being used in Rampart? We have been given 2 more T3’s from Councilman Reyes office.
Sonny gave the traffic report. Sonny advised the board, always use a senior lead for a block party. It guarantees a success.
Olympic/Bonnie Brae has a tri-light. The Westlake Protectors help with the project.
Traffic collisions are down 28%. DUI is down 53%. H&R are down 19%/
Crime------------------No activity at this time.
Youth---------- -------- No meeting with kids due to the winter break, They plan to meet February 16, 2013.
Membership----------- James P. Harrell III is now a member.
We are working on growing our board in 2013.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Our next meeting is scheduled for March 5, 2013.
Meeting adjourned at 7:00 PM