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Housing & Neighborhood Enhancements
Los Chavez Resident
Many areas want to start a Watch Program but don't know how to organize it. They benefit both the community they serve as well as law enforcement by deterring crime and freeing officers up to not need...
Many areas want to start a Watch Program but don't know how to organize it. They benefit both the community they serve as well as law enforcement by deterring crime and freeing officers up to not need to respond to complaints as often. Part of a Watch Program's first steps is contacting their local PD to obtain the assistance of an officer to come educate the watch participants on how to legally, safely and effectively operate their program. Since there is a shortage of officers, I believe the Sheriff should employ a civilian whose responsibilities would include the initial organization of area watch programs and educating participants in lieu of taking an officer off the street to do so. I have prepared a full outline of the position's responsibilities, in addition to how the position's cost can be managed with minimal impact on the department's budget. Deputies aren't always able to respond quickly, but the presence of a watch patrol can deter crime and the need to call.
Dec 30, 2016 by
Samantha Rodwell (5 points)
This site is clunky and difficult to navigate, and really doesn't have a place (at least that I can see) to report Animal Control infringements. I've been having problems with the neighborhood dogs...
This site is clunky and difficult to navigate, and really doesn't have a place (at least that I can see) to report Animal Control infringements. I've been having problems with the neighborhood dogs at Vista Grande Estates in Rio Communities for several years, and though I have reported these problems several times over the past several years. I've given up on calling, because the only time I actually got a response was when the neighbors toy poodle dug under my fence, bit me, and was shot with my air rifle. Since I have been repeatedly harassed by a black and white mutt, and a Doberman (or similar cross bred large dog) harassing me when I walk my dog. Tonight the dog was in my driveway and growling and threatening me and my wife as she was attempting to go to work. The owner claims it is a puppy, but I know that this is an adult dog that has lived in the neighborhood for years, and has attempted to attack my dog while I walk her with a leash. I've had to beat it off with a stick.
May 8, 2016 by
James Westphall (10 points)
Answers are needed
Jul 28, 2016 by
Panda (5 points)
Answers are needed