August 8, 2016
Police Department Community Walk
5:30 p.m. Tomorrow, August 9, 2016
2900 block of Hanes Avenue near Brookland Park Boulevard
Staff will lead the officers of the Richmond Police Department on a walk at
5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9 through the North Barton Heights neighborhood.
During the walk, officers will speak with community members about safety
concerns they may have and what they would like to see from the Richmond Police
Sector 412 Lieutenant
said some crime concerns in the neighborhood include violent crime, drug
offenses, prostitution and thefts from motor vehicles.
“The most common type
of report we receive in Northern Barton Heights is theft from unlocked cars,
which is highly preventable,” Lt. Manns said. “We urge residents to lock their
doors and keep valuables out of plain sight to decrease the chances for this
crime of opportunity. We also ask that if you see something suspicious, say