Community Policing/Mentoring in Oakland CA
Here’s another very informative article from Mayor Quan’s newsletter. I’m telling ‘ya, it’s a great resource! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe!
"Do You Know Who Your Problem Solving Officer Is?
The Oakland Police Department has posted the list of neighborhood-based
problem solving officers with their contact information. Check the
Problem-Solving Officer Directory here to find out.
City, School District & County to Launch Youth Safe Haven in Havenscourt Community: Thanks
to a grant from the Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, the City, School
District and County celebrated the opening of an international
community policing/mentoring model in the Havenscourt community, which
has some of the highest number of incidents of violent crime, domestic
violence calls and incidents of child abuse. This community
policing/academic mentoring model allows us to employ community
policing problem solving strategies while wrapping a safety net around
our children. To start, 50 students will receive daily homework
assistance, participate in enrichment activities, learn life skills and
benefit from a trusting, consistent relationship with a trained
mentor. Activities will be facilitated by trained OPD and OUSD police
officers and civilians. At the same time, officers will work closely
with families of the students and neighbors to enhance problem solving
community policing in the area, which covers police beats 26Y, 27Y and
New Street Outreach Workers Finish Training:
The Obama Administration has been impressed by on violence intervention
programs, especially our Measure Y Youth Outreach Workers. They are
credited with keeping incidents from escalating and for their work with
gangs. They funded nine additional workers and those workers finished
training this week.
For more information on how you and your neighbors can help OPD prevent crime..."