Saturday, November 10, 2007

Safe Street Upper Pacific Ave Street Group

SSUPA Group ( Safe Street Upper Pacific Ave Group)is the new name for the safe street business group. The area it covers is from 72 and to 96 on Pacific Ave. They are businesses that concern with the crime in our area and wanting to fight against crime. There is no charge to being a member, just about 2 hours once month. The Next business will be held at Fred Meyer at 4:00 pm Nov 14. Have any question please call Kathy at 253-273-1945. The business group will meet once a month the 3rd Wednesday of each month at different locations please to find out where the next business meeting is each month. The police dept has ask that individuals and businesses to continue call the non-emergency 253-798-4721 on any prostitute that you may see.

The Larchmont Neighborhood Patrol is up and running. Any question on the patrol or individuals interested in taking part please call Kathy 253-798-4721. We are looking for people to take part in protecting their neighborhood.

Larchmont Safe Street News;

prostitutes are coming back in to the neighborhood and on Pacific Ave please continue to call the non-emergency 253-798-7421 and report them. We still have police officers assign to the area for that reason only. If they don't hear from use they can not help us. YOU NEED TO BE HEAR OUT THERE.



Cars are broken in too and stolen on Pacific Ave ;Some of the following Business have been hit.
Fred Meyer
Key Bank
Anahau Restaurant

If you see any suspicious activity please call 911 and report them

All was remember when reporting and thing to the police dept identified your self with Larchmont Safe Streets or SSUPAS GROUP.

Next Larchmont Safe Streets Dec 04,2007 at7;00 pm 9401 South A Street : Tacoma Church of God.

Fayechild Safe Streets Dec 05,2007 at 6:30 pm Immanuel Celebration Church at 9244 Pacific Ave 253-591-2766

SSUPA GROUP(Safe Street Upper Pacific Ave Group) Next meeting Date Dec 19,2007 at 4:00pm Location will be announce:

Things to Celebrate
Larchmont Safe Street won the super star award for the best group who has made a change in their neighborhood.

Thank You all who has taken part in fighting against crime in our community.

Next Citizens Patrol Class:
To be announce

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Business Meeting August 15,2007

Minutes from the Larchmont Safe Streets August 14,2007

Anna with City Blue Print Shop read over the July meeting mintues.

Lt McAlpine, CLO's Dianna Judge , Joe Mettler were present.

. Some orders are not being issues, we are working on that. Having problems with dispatch Lt McAlpine will be having a meeting with them .

Call 911 when you see prostitutes

MRSA is very ramped drug resistant.

can live on surfaces for up to 6 months . We need to educate the community about MRSA and STD.

There is 30,000 dollars to help community efforts (johns school, classes, treatment)

August Meeting 14,2007

Tan van approching kids 702 SPW ,Wa ;White Dodge Ram Van A364972Z white male and sometimes black male. Police are looking for the White Dodge Van.

Blue van no windows hanging out a AM/PM reported to the police dept if seen.

Activity house on East D street teenagers hanging out all hours of the day and night.

City Council ladies Connie Lanedburg and Julie Anderson were present.

State Rep Steve Kirby and Steve Conway were also present.

State Reps willing to help with the prostitutes and johns and drug dealers.

Steve Kirby Prostitutes is local government problem. We do not have enough police officers

We are short 15 and 20 more to retire this next year. Crime of prostitution is a misdemeanor and patronizing prostitutes is a felony.

As citizen what can we do to help? Come to Safe Street meetings call municipal Court and ask why they are not putting more of them in jail. As Per Steve Kirby.

Make a laws to effect their daily lives (john's)

We need to enhance the penalties for prostitutes and drug dealer and johns.

CLO's program is a great group of people

Obiviosly other citys are having some problems can we find out. What they have done.

If youneed more ofiicers why don't you have a reserve program

35 to 96 Pacific Ave is a soap area in just the business area and two blocks out. Need to cover more of the resident areas also

New group 84 and park

David with Safe Streets Citizen patrol on Sept 10,14.24, at 7:00 for three weeks 9 people sign up .'we can all be a solution with the neighborhood patrol".

Sept 26 is the Anniversary for our group Potluck on Sept 22

Car Wash to be announce Sept 15.

Bake Sale in Nov with Larchmont Community Church of Brenthen

Spaghetti feeded in Feb 2008

National Night Out

were Tacoma Police Dept, Safe Streets, Tacoma Fire Dept, Old Country Bee,Tacoma School Dist Thank you to All Saints Church for letting us partnership with them. It was a success. Are visitor Superintendent and Board members and Jonathan Philips and Becky Summers for taking time to come out and say hi to us. And to all the Safe Streets members for coming out and supporting the National Night Out.

Bake Sale

Thank you to all who contribute to the bake sale with bake items. We made a total of 88.00 at the bake sale.

Friday, July 20, 2007

Business Meeting

On July 18 ,2007 we had are first buiness meeting for the Larchmont area. We had 26 individuals show up for the meeting. Topics cover at the meeting was the prostitutes and drug dealers. We had the Capt Strickland and CLO Mettler with TPD. Updates on some of the things that they are doing to help us out. The Tacoma Police Dept has spent 200 men hours in are area that does not include the hours the CLO spend. We need to do many more marches with more people involved. To make a different out there. We need more concern individuals about the safety and welfare of their neighborhood. So please talk to your neighbors, if you live or work in this area is your problem too. The prostitutes and drug dealer are approaching are middle and high school kids two and from school. If you don't want these type people living in and doing there business in your neighborhood. Please step forward and help us get them out of here. We are strength in numbers. Thank you to the police dept for supporting us. Also to all the businesses that came out for the meeting. Next meeting will be held at Gloria's Bar and Grill on August 15 at 10:00 pm. If you can not make it to the evening meetings once a month this is another option for you . The next neighborhood meeting is August 14 at 7pm 9401 East A Street.

Friday, July 13, 2007

Larchmont Safe Street Business Meeting

Just a reminder that the first Business Meeting will take place on July 18 @10:00 am at City Blue Printing corner of 82 and Pacific Ave . Police present have been step up since the two attacks this week. If you want to make a different in your neighborhood you must be heard.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

prostitute assauts business owner 8042 Pac Ave

On Wednesday July11 at 9:00 am the co-owner of City Blueprints was assaulted by a female prostitute when the owner confronted her outside her business. As all of you know the problem has escalated and we need to be on the look out white female30-35 5'4 120lb blond pony tail, unknown top, short blue skirt with 2 B/M (suspected pimps). Case #07-1920389 please call Joe Mettler at 594-7549

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Larchmont Safe Street Meeting


Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each Month @ 7 pm at Tacoma First Church of God located at 9401 East A Street.

Due to scheduling problems, next month's meeting will be on August 14th.

There will be a Bake Sale fund raiser on August 4, 2007 for Larchmont Safe Streets. The purpose is to raise funds for speed bumps and signs. We need to come up with 10 per cent of the total cost. The Bake Sale will be hosted at Larchmont Church of the Brethren located at the corner of 84th and East D Street. The bake sale will be during the church's rummage sale from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Please attend and show your support.

August 7 National Night Out. We are co-hosting with All Saints Episcopal and Larchmont Community Church of the Brethren. We will be at All Saints Episcopal Church located on the corner of 96th and East B Street. Come out and support your neighborhood fight against crime.

August 14 Monthly meeting at 9401 East A Street @ Tacoma First Church of God.

Information to Neighborhood:

Teenagers are running the neighborhood late at night. Curfew in Tacoma is 12:00 midnight 18 years and younger. Please call police 911 and report them so we can get them to stay home and not run our streets late at night.

Watch mail boxes and recycle cans. People are taking personal information out of mail boxes and recycle cans.

Larchmont Elementary School was tagged again sometime Monday night. Pictures were taken and turned over to police.

We now have a Business Safe Streets Group to help us fight the problems we are having in the community with drug, gangs, and prostitutes. Their first meeting is July 18 at 10:00 am @ City Blue Printing on the corner of 82nd and Pacific Avenue. Stay tuned for further information .

We held a march on July 7 to protest the prostitutes and drug dealers in our area. We had more than 20 participants.

A Great Big Thank You for all who marched with us. We also want to thank Jonathan Phillips for supporting us, the Police Dept for making sure we were safe, The News Tribune and Tacoma Weekly for covering our story.

We applied for four grants. Two grants for speed bumps and one grant for signs were awarded. The three grants awarded total $10,000: 2 speed bumps at $4500 ea and $1000 for signs. Thank South end Area Neighborhood Council (SANCo) for helping our neighborhood. The speed bumps and signs will be installed Spring 2008.