Crime Patrol Class

Please consider joining the Crime Watch Patrol.

Class set for March 25th, from 6pm to about 9:00pm

Read below for more information or take a look at our Crime Watch Patrol recruitment video at the following link.

The Crime Watch Patrol program asks citizens to volunteer as little as an hour a month to drive your neighborhood, reporting anything suspicious that you may see. The City of Richardson supplies Crime Watch Patrol signs for each group to use on their vehicles. The continued visible presence of an active group of citizens sends the message to would be criminals in the area that their presence will be reported immediately. This risk of apprehension can be an effective deterrent to crime. 

Each applicant will need to complete the online application at here and pass a background check before attending a Crime Watch Patrol training class. 
If you have any questions, contact the Crime Prevention Unit at 972-744-4955.

Renewal Time & Flag Program

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This year we are partnering with the Richardson Rotary Club to place flags in the neighborhood. This is in addition to the flags we have been placing in the parkways.

This Richardson Rotary program funds scholarships for RISD students and makes it possible for Scouts BSA and Girl Scouts to earn money for scouting activities. As an incentive to renew, we are offering the flags at a discount over the regular price with your membership.

The annual membership is $25, and for an extra $30 you will be enrolled in the flag program for your house five times a year. President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day plus 9/11 Patriot’s Day, and Veteran’s Day. This is discounted from the normal $40 per year for the flag program alone.

Flags will be placed in the parkway on the Saturday prior to the holiday and remain until the following Saturday. More information.

Pay your dues online today here.

Annual All Residents Meeting May 21st

Thanks to everyone who attended the meeting.  We concluded the necessary business and elected a new board for the coming year.

Doug McDonald from the city gave a presentation on the Main Street Project. You can find the presentation here.

The following were elected to the board.

  Don Bean   Vicki Bean   Doug Freeman
  Robert Grinsfelder   Janice Gromadin   Eric Hochfelder
  Caryl Knapp   John Slaughter   Phyllis Slaughter
  Charles Warner    

Board members meet monthly and plan the various activities in the neighborhood.

If you wish to volunteer for an activity and or serve on the board, please contact John Slaughter at john.e.slaughter@gmail.com.

National Night Out

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When: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 6 – 8 PM
Where: Jess Harben Elementary School Cafeteria

Our theme this year is
Crime Stops With You and The Blue

2018 National Night-Out Block Party is sponsored by your Neighborhood Associations – College Park, Glenville Park, North College Park, and Town North Park. Because of your participation, we were awarded the Higher Caliber Award in 2017 by the City of Richardson – Thank you

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♦ Brats, hot dogs, soft pretzels, popcorn, chips, and drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share with your neighbors.
♦ A great opportunity to meet and mingle with neighbors and meet the school staff
♦ Enjoy the sounds of the Berkner High School Drumline and Jazz Band
♦ Create a memory at the photo booth – photos can be emailed to you, or bring your own camera
♦ Kids World will be set up in the school patio – games and prizes for the kids (under age 11)
♦ Help support the Network of Community Ministries by donating canned goods or cash. Please check the expiration dates on your food donations.
♦ Each Neighborhood Association will have a table to update residents’ contact information, provide Crime Watch information, promote association membership, and collect dues.