Edgewater Police Report: 1/21 – 2/3/2018

From Edgewater Police Department:

NEWS RELEASE
1/21 – 2/3/2018

We have a New Neighborhood Watch Block Captain in District 4 – Fox District with Officer Robenalt! The NW program has historically been extremely successful in deterring crime, and I’m certain it will do the same for Edgewater. Our Edgewater Police Department Volunteers are researching methods to increase our Neighborhood Watch participation and participation in Nextdoor Edgewater. Both of these programs allow us to communicate more efficiently with residents for civic events and crime prevention purposes. Please consider inviting your neighbors to participate in Nextdoor Edgewater and contacting our Neighborhood Watch Coordinator Lorenzo – volunteers@edgewaterpd.com to get more information on making your neighborhood safer.

Calls for Service – 2018

911 Emergency Calls 13         Year to date 40

Welfare Checks 6                    Year to date 15

Alarm Calls 3                           Year to date 10

Calls this period 358              Year to date 849

Thank you neighbors for notifying our dispatch center at 303-271-0211 for the many calls and for our Edgewater Officers for their fine work!

Traffic Statistics

Number of Traffic stops this period 121
Number of Traffic stops year to date 263

DUI’s

One DUI arrest this period

Arrest Statistics

36 Arrests for the month of January

Stolen Vehicles

On 2/3 a 91 White Toyota Camry that was locked and unattended was taken from 6900 block of W. 25th Ave.

Free Clubs – Honda Civics and Honda Accords years 2010 and older account for almost half of our stolen vehicles in metro Denver. The Edgewater Police Department still has a few Auto Theft Prevention “Clubs” that we would like to give away to any Edgewater resident that own either an older Honda Accord or Civic. Please call Nancy Maldonado at 720-763-3013 if you’re interested in a free “Club” – we have a limited quantity.

Radar Trailer

The Police Department is in need of a volunteer to assist with the Radar Trailer. If you’re interested in assisting with traffic speed control in your community we are in need of additional volunteers for this program – please contact Frank Kyper at the Volunteer email address listed (Volunteers@Edgewaterpd.com).

Want to make your neighborhood safer?

The Edgewater Police Department’s Nextdoor Beat Cop Program was selected as one of the top 7 programs in the United States by the Nextdoor selection team for 2017. If you’re concerned about crime in your neighborhood there is no better free program available to us than Neighborhood Watch. Neighborhood Watch coordination is nothing more than getting to know your neighbors and passing along information that the police department provides to you about the calls for service in your specific neighborhood.

Please consider inviting your neighbors to participate in Nextdoor Edgewater and contacting our Neighborhood Watch Coordinator Lorenzo – volunteers@edgewaterpd.com to get more information on Neighborhood Watch and making your neighborhood safer. Working together we can make a difference in deterring crime – thank you!

Thank You Notes from Neighbors – Kudo’s

We received several nice notes and comments regarding Corporal Nesbitt’s new position with the Red Rocks Community College Police Department – thank you for taking the time to thank Corporal Nesbitt!

This is a note to thank you. Thank you for risking your life every day for complete strangers. Thank you for working days, nights, weekends, holidays, birthdays, and countless other special occasions to keep us safe. Thank you for continuing to do the job you were sworn to do despite all that is happening around you. You are brave, you are strong, and you are a hero. You will always have my deepest appreciation, respect and support!

Thank you to our outstanding police volunteers Frank Kyper, Lorenzo Rendon, Dave Suter, and Joel Newton, and Pauline York for the countless hours they are contributing to making our community and city a safer place to live, work and play! Chief Mackey

Neighbor’s notes and “Kudo’s” are placed in the lobby of the police station and placed in the respective officer’s personnel files – thanks for sharing!

Upcoming Community Events:

February 21 Planning and Zoning Meeting
March 31 Youth Egg Hunt/Dog Treat Hunt

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