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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Today in Rogers Park - July 26th, 2012

Today in Rogers Park
is a series to inform our community of relevant daily events, including the arts, entertainment, presentations and community meetings. - Bill Morton

CAPS meeting is tonight, Thursday, July 26, at 7 pm, at Touhy Park (not at Pottawattomie Park, not CMSA) -- it is air conditioned.

This will be a joint meetings with residents of beat 2422, 2423, and 2424.

Attendance at meetings helps improve the quality of life in our neighborhood:

* encouraging active participation,
* developing strategies to address area and block issues,
* meeting other residents and
* getting to know beat officers.

Crime incidents in 2012 remain up by 1% over 2011, however, crime incidents dropped 19% in May and 13% in June (year over year). Total crime stats are still below 2008 and 2009 levels. Details are available at .

... we need to be remain proactive!

We need to remain diligent in watching our blocks ... especially given the current economic climate. Call 911 WHENEVER you see a problem, including suspicious activity. Over the last 4 years, the concept of neighbors-working-with-neighbors has driven down crime. If we expect to continue see downward trend we MUST remain active on our blocks as things improve ... and continue to Call 911 aggressively!

Please attend CAPS meeting ... get to know your neighbors.

WHEN: Thursday, July 26, at 7 pm (to 8 pm, one hour)

WHERE: Touhy Park Fieldhouse, 7348 N. Paulina, (in park, directly across the street from CMSA)

Please forward this message to your neighbors and call those that don't have internet access.

- Bernard Garbo


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