Southeast Community Police Station
Community-Police Advisory Board
Minutes of Thursday, March 7, 2013
Southeast Community Police Personnel
(SLO’s), Officers, Ontiveros, Pinzon, Valdez and Police Officers Hill.
Samuel Anderson David Blakes
Willie Mae Arnie Corlin
Joyce Fantroy Patricia Goynes
Hinnant, Quincy Willie Jackson
Pearlie Johnson Ray Paduani
Clent Rutledge Maria Rutledge
Sheen Dolores Joseph Thompson
Albert Velasquez Eugenia Ramirez
Andre Marshall Super Bargain
Scott Herb Veronica Brown
Ernie Faye Ossey Victoria Brown
Ayanna, Nesbeth Beyoncé, Wynder
Joshua, Ortiz Ricardo, Recinos
Amanda, Devenski Vanessa Mendoza
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 6:37P.M. The pledge of allegiance was stated followed by a prayer from Revered Heard.
II. Opening Remarks
Greeting: Theresa Martinez welcomed all CPAB members and non-members.
III. Senior Lead Update:
Officer Valdez: Area A97, discussed the rise of property crime especially in motor vehicle crime. Valdez mentioned to keep items such as purses, IPods, and large items that attract crimes to cars not in plain view. Valdez discussed the rise of vehicles thefts as well in his area. The vehicles are being stolen by trucks that look similar to tow trucks and asked members to be on the lookout for trucks with “IC Towing” labeled on them.
Officer Ontiveros: Area A1, discussed stolen vehicles in his area of Grand and Flower. The vehicles are being stolen and having the battery removed which is later sold to mechanics for about $15. Pocket Park on 87th and Flower has about 15 transients claiming squatter rights so tear down has been stalled for another three months. Members asked about house parties, Ontiveros advised members to call local Watch Commander.
Officer Pinzon: Area A34, discussed a shooting on Avalon and Imperial but no details were given out. The 92nd Street School shooting during the L.A. Mayor election was a love triangle shooting, it is still being investigated. Pinzon’s area is also seeing a rise of motor thefts. He also advised residents to call 911 when hearing gunshots and give location.
IV. Guest Speakers:
Arnie Corlin from S.E. Boosters and Peelian Consulting LLC discussed various ways of crime prevention. Corlin had a PowerPoint presentation outlining how to be aware of suspicious activity as well as what to report to assist police when calling in a crime and the use of community watch is cameras in neighborhoods. He implemented an idea of CPTED of recognizing the perimeter of a house, suspicious activity reporting, and how to alert the police. Contact information: email@example.com, (310) 308-4511
Dr. Veronica Brown, Assistant Principal from Charles W. Barrett Elementary School came to discuss the Barrett Elementary 5th grade GATE students who are going on a 5 day trip to Washington D.C. These students are going to visit museums, monuments, and landmarks in D.C. and requested CPAB members to pass out flyers and ask for donations for the trip. Since January 2013, $17,495 has been raised; $15,145 is needed to reach the goal of $32,640 to send 28 GATE kids on the trip. Money was donated during the meeting by CPAB members.
V. Approval of Minutes:
No minutes approved
VI. Discussion of Old Business/New Business:
The Empowerment Walk was discussed by both Pastor Marshall and Deacon Scott. Pastor Marshall stated that the walk was a great success and wanted to Thank CPAB, Officer Hill, Board Clergy Members, police officers, Hispanic CPAB from Newton Division, Harbor Gateway, all churches, and everyone who came out. Deacon Scott thanked everyone involved and is looking forward to the next Empowerment Walk because there were 14 different nationalities involved and was a great success.
Senior Club Meeting will be held March 9, 2013 from 10A.M.-2P.M for those who are 50 and older at 8475 S. Vermont St., Los Angeles
School Base Health Clinics will be held at the Jordan Wellness Center from 10A.M. to 4P.M. on March 9th, 2013.
Willow Brook Tours will be giving 1 hour tours of historical highlights of the area from 2P.M. to 4P.M. on March 16, 2013.
Rey Paduani from Harbor Gateway discussed what is going on in his area of residence. A body was found in a trunk of a parked car on 146th and Denver. It is still being investigated. He emphasized the importance of community watch.
Pearlie Johnson discussed a book sale at the Mark Twain Library on 97th/Figueroa on March 16th, 2013 from 1-4P.M. Book wills be sold, food, and fundraising to support the library.
Revered Heard discussed an event being held on March 28, 2013 from 6-8P.M. The African American Community forum will be held to talk about violence occurring and ways to help the community to end violence. Attendance from CPAB members was requested.
Maria Rutledge discussed an event being held April 11-April 15, 2013 at the Los Angeles convention from 8A.M.-6P.M. It is sponsored by NACA to assist those buying homes as well as those losing their homes. All services are free of charge.
The CPAB board will be having elections for secretary and other available positions. The election will be held next meeting for voting.
Next CPAB meeting is scheduled for Thursday April 4, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. Location: 10101 S. Broadway, Los Angeles-Burton Tech High