FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2014
POINT OF CONTACT: Lt Neal Griffin, 760-839-4444
On Thursday, April 3rd, the Escondido Police Department will hold a meeting at Central Elementary School, located at 122 West 4th Avenue, in Escondido. Chief Craig Carter will be in attendance to share information about a new outreach effort being implemented by the Police Department known as the “Neighborhood Transformation Project” or NTP. NTP is a community policing initiative geared towards environmental change, one neighborhood at a time. NTP was developed in late 2013 and implemented in January, 2014.
“The police department is determined to work with all members of the community to enhance the quality of life for all our residents,” Chief Carter said. “I hope people will come to this meeting and share their concerns and ideas.”
Residents who reside in the “Old Escondido Neighborhood” particularly in the area between Kalmia and Centre City Parkway; and, 2nd Avenue to 13th Avenue are encouraged to attend. The meeting will begin at 6:30 and will be held in the school’s multi-purpose room.
The Escondido Police Department has partnered with Escondido Education COMPACT to help with the community outreach efforts as well as to provide Community Resources to the residents in attendance. The presentation will be in both English and Spanish. Child care will be available and refreshments will be served.