1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
July 30, 2002 00:00
Mayor Katz said, "This is an important partnership and is a core of our community policing efforts."
Chief Kroeker said, "Block Captains are the designated leaders of their Neighborhood Watch groups. Together with the Senior Neighborhood Officers, Crime Prevention Specialists, and community members, they work to build crime resistant neighborhoods."
Block Captains will receive the new Neighborhood Watch Emergency Preparedness Manual. The manuals provide practical information for dealing with emergency situations.
Applebee's Restaurants will provide desserts and refreshments. Applebee's is a sponsor of Portland National Night Out 2002. National Night Out, America's national block party, will be held on Tuesday, August 6.
For more information about this event, please contact Rebecca Currin, Block Captain Coordinator, at 503-823-0469.
Sgt. Pete Simpson