Second Precinct personnel volunteered to participate in an “Ice Cream with a Cop” event at Indian River High School. Students stood in line, during their lunch break, while Second Precinct supervisors and officers served them ice cream. This event continues to build positive interactions between police officers and citizens within the community. The Second Precinct continues to aid the CAST Program (Chesapeake Area Shelter Team) and remain the only pickup location for the homeless who are transported to a church providing overnight shelter. Second Precinct Officers attended three (3) civic league meetings during this reporting period: Southside, Providence Square and Queen City.
Second Precinct officers continue with a special patrol of the Historic District and remain active within the precinct’s surrounding communities. Officers on special patrol interacted with 348 citizens, attended 33 service calls, conducted 4 foot patrols, conducted 4 field interviews and issued 23 traffic summonses. Second Precinct officers also participated in a special operation on bikes, which allowed officers to maintain positive interactions with numerous citizens. While on bikes, officers made contact with 53 citizens, conducted 1 field interview, conducted 3 foot patrols, handled 4 calls for service and issued 1 traffic summons.
Residents within the Second Precinct continue to assist the police by reporting crimes and potential violations. The Second Precinct answered several Customer Service Requests which involved; abandoned vehicles, a report of no tags on a vehicle parked on a city street and loud vehicles within the neighborhood. Second Precinct officers communicated with residents and business owners to address and resolve various concerns.
The Tow Officer continues to tag vehicles as reported. A total of 36 vehicles were tagged, 8 vehicles towed, and 27 parking tickets were issued during this reporting period.