Thursday, August 27, 2015

RPD Community Walk in Edgewood

August 27, 2015

WHAT:                   Richmond Police Department Community Walk

WHEN:                   5:30 p.m. today, August 27, 2015

WHERE:                 3800 block of North Avenue

BACKGROUND:     The RPD Command Staff will hold a Community Walk this evening along North Avenue and Alma Avenue in the Edgewood neighborhood of Richmond. During the walk, RPD officers will speak with neighbors about crime and environmental issues as they work to build a strong collaborative relationship with the community.

                                Sector 413 commander Lt. Keyshawn Manns said he wants to make the neighbors aware of a spike this year in Theft from Motor Vehicles. But he adds, “The good news is major crime in Edgewood is down 62% this year. That’s impressive!”

This event is the latest in a series of walks conducted on a monthly basis by the Richmond Police Department in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Members of the media are encouraged to attend.