Weekly E-Newsletter and Crime Log
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HBNW CRIME LOG
E-NEWS CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS
I am glad to announce Kelly is back to assist with the E-News and Crime Log and has wonderful plans to update and revamp it.
Be sure to check it out starting with next weeks issue.
Kelly will be fine-tuning the information so that it will be easier to view. She is always able to give projects like this that special touch.
I am really glad that she will be helping out with this important communication tool for the community of Hermosa Beach.
HB CRIME INFORMATION
Crime List: 2011-10-18 - 2011-10-25
|Theft||10/19/2011 12:40:00||500 Block PIER AV||Petty Theft Victim accidentally leaves|
his cell phone inside a bar. Hours later after realizing it, victim returns and discovers the phone missing.
|Theft||10/20/2011 17:24:00||500 Block PIER AV||Grand Theft Unknown suspect(s) stole|
victim's watches from inside his closet without permission.
|Robbery||10/22/2011 01:39:00||600 Block 5TH ST||Robbery A taxi cab driver was physically|
taken out of his vehicle, dragged onto the street and physically assaulted by two white male subjects. Approximately $30-$50 dollars were taken from the taxi cab driver as well as an attempt to take his cellular telephone. The two males subjects fled the scene and could not be located. The victim complained of pain, but denied medical attention and is desirous of prosecution.
|Robbery||10/22/2011 23:48:00||1300 Block MANHATTAN AV||Robbery|
Victim was walking and had her purse ripped from her hand by an unknown male, NFI-NFD.
Go to CrimeReports.com to access official crime data in your neighborhood and sign up for free email alerts.
Hermosa Beach PD Facebook Page
For those of you that are interested in seeing the monthly crime statistics for crimes in HB, please click the link below.
This is a SAMPLE COPY of what a SOLICITOR PERMIT looks like for your reference.
MBNW CRIME LOG
Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Watch and Police Department
Here is the latest crime reports to pass on to your blocks. Thank you.
Also, the MBPD is having another drug disposal day sponsored by the DEA on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Police Department, 420 15th Street. This is a safe way to dispose of unused or expired medication. For more information visit www.dea.gov.
10/16/11 - 10/17/11 4 p.m. - 11:26 a.m. 400 block of 32nd St
(Theft from Vehicle) Unknown suspect(s) stole a laptop computer that had been left on the floorboard of an unlocked vehicle. The vehicle was parked in the alley behind the residence.
Sally Rendler Police Administrative Clerk
P: (310) 802-5184
Crime Stoppers Information
Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.
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|RBNW / RBPD CRIME LOG
Redondo Beach Neighborhood Watch and Police Department
Click here to see CRIME STATISTICS
RBPD Notification System:
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FIRE CHIEF LANTZER'S CORNER
IN THE NEWS...
Rape suspect tracked when victim leaves cellphone in carCharles Lee Kelly, 30, was quickly arrested because the victim accidentally dropped her cellphone in his car. Detectives tracked the phone to the vehicle outside Kelly's apartment, police said.
Mother clutched infant to her chest when rescuers reached them
After a quake, be cautious about every movement. Debris may be below your feet, ceiling tiles may be hanging down & even in daylight the inside of buildings can be dark with power outages and dust. Take your time to assess your situation. Change shoes if necessary. You may want gloves, goggles & mask to protect yourself from debris and dust. Be ready to drop, cover & hold on with each aftershock. Take a moment now to congratulate yourself for your participation!
Anne Kish, a school crossing guard, was resting comfortably at her home Monday evening, after a morning accident at the busy intersection of Pier Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway. Her injuries were described as non-serious.
Last Saturday concerned Hermosans gathered at city hall in an effort to recruit more emergency volunteers who can help prepare the community for an extreme disaster.
BURGLARIES. Three backpacks were taken from the trunk of the victim's vehicle in the 1900 block of Prospect Avenue.
Several items were taken from the inside of the victim's unlocked vehicle in the 800 block of Bayview Drive.
PETTY THEFT. The victim invited the suspects to her house in the 100 block of 26th Street for drinks. While being distracted by one suspect, the second suspect stole the victim's property.
October 25, 2011 - 7:00 PM
Agenda is online Friday Oct. 21
Ham Radio Info:
AMATEUR RADIO CLASS VIDEOS
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Everyone plays a role in creating and maintaining a safe environment.
Report Crime - Don't assume that your neighbors have already reported the crime or that the police already know. Report criminal or suspicious activity each and every time it occurs. DIRECT HB Dispatch Number 310-524-2750
Reasons for calling the non-emergency number include, but are not limited to the following:
- You want to report a nuisance, such as a noise or parking complaint.
- To report a non-emergency crime, one that did not just occur, and the
suspect(s) are not in the immediate area.
- You have questions about something suspicious occurring in your
neighborhood, and you are not sure it is criminal activity.
- Solicitor just came to your door or are in the neighborhood.
- Trash diggers.
- Unusual foot traffic.
- People you don't recognize walking your block with no seemingly specific direction or purpose.
- Parked, occupied vehicles at unusual hours.
- Abandoned vehicles.
- Business transactions conducted from vehicles.
- Unfamiliar people peering into parked vehicles.
- Person removing vehicle accessories.
Be alert and observant wherever you are and learn to recognize signs of criminal behavior. Report all crime to the HBPD even if it is only an attempt. Crime cannot be controlled or prevented if it is not reported. By reporting crimes and suspicious activities you can protect yourself and others.
If you are in another city in the South Bay, these are their direct dial phone numbers to their PD/FD dispatch.
El Segundo Dispatch 310-524-2760
Manhattan Beach Dispatch 310-545-4566
Palos Verdes Dispatch 310-378-5211
Redondo Beach Dispatch 310- 379-5411
Torrance Dispatch 310-320-2611
If you are in a city that you do not know or are on the freeways, call 9-1-1 and your call will be routed to the appropriate call center.
Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed
We believe collaboration is critical to your survival, regardless of what the emergency is. Of course, there is no predicting the future. However, there is one simple thing you can do - all on your own - to eliminate at least one unknown. Get to know your neighbors.
All of us need to take a role in helping to protect each other and our families and friends in the event of an emergency.
All of us have a central role in the "emergency pyramid."http://readyoc.org/ready/your-role.html
Beach Cities Joint CERT Organizations
Beach Cities Joint CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Organization; A joint committee of Redondo Beach CERT, Manhattan Beach CERT, and El Segundo CERT.Mission: WHAT DO WE DO?Coordinate the efforts of our combined membership to optimize participation of Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and El Segundo.HOW DO YOU GET INVOLVED?Hermosa Beach CERT -
Misc98@yahoo.com Redondo Beach CERT -
www.rbcertaa.org Manhattan Beach CERT -
El Segundo CERT -
When Disaster Strikes, it's too late to prepare.
|RECOGNITION OF VOLUNTEERS |
Sometimes it is the seemingly little things to us that make the biggest difference.
THERE IS POWER IN NEIGHBORS
HB Neighborhood Watch ~ a crime awareness and disaster preparedness neighborhood program. To view all ACTIVE blocks in HBNW
Please request an INTRODUCTION Block Meeting, so your block will be considered as an active block in HBNW. You may have volunteered to be your block's captain and receive the HBNW E-Mails. However, we do not know if you are connected to your residents until you have had this meeting. Please e-mail us if you have not had it. Upcoming Introduction Block Meetings
|MAP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
READY THE RESIDENT
LA County now has a campaign website and video for MYN!
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING A MAJOR DISASTER AT HOME...
1. TAKE CARE OF YOUR LOVED ONES.
2. PROTECT YOUR HEAD, FEET AND HANDS.
3. CHECK THE GAS AT YOUR HOME.
4. SHUT OFF WATER AT THE HOUSE...
If you have had the MYN training but have not yet trained your block and would like some assistance just let me know. I will be happy to assist you.
View the MYN PowerPoint Presentation
"Map Your Neighborhood" (MYN) is a program designed to help neighborhoods prepare for disasters. It is a program that HBNW has adopted and highly encourages Block Captains to attend a class and implement the program on their street.
MYN will help you to:
- Learn the "9 Steps to Take Immediately Following a Disaster" to secure your home and to protect your neighborhood. It is hard to think clearly following disaster and these steps will help you to quickly and safely take actions that can minimize damage and protect lives.
- Identify the Skills and Equipment each neighbor has that would be useful in an effective disaster response. Knowing which neighbors have supplies and skills helps your disaster response be timely, and allows everyone to contribute to the response in a meaningful way.
- Create a Neighborhood Map identifying the locations of natural gas for quick response if needed.
- Create a Contact List that helps identify those with specific needs such as elderly, disabled, or children who may be home alone during certain hours of the day.
- Work together as a team to evaluate your neighborhood during the first hour following a disaster and take the necessary actions.
Work together as a team to evaluate your neighborhood during the first hour following a disaster and take the necessary actions.
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The CodeRED system gives Hermosa Beach city officials the ability to deliver pre-recorded emergency telephone notification messages.
Please answer your phone when you see this number 866-419-5000 and save it as CodeRed.
SIGN UP FOR CODE RED
Notice about CodeRed
Have you changed your contact information?
A number of telephone calls and emails did not go through because people either changed their number or email or entered the number or email incorrectly. Anyone that has changed their telephone number or email should go to the cities web page (www.hermosabch.org) and re-enter their information. Everyone entered into the Code Red system should have received a telephone call, text message, and an email about the tsunami advisory. If you did not get all three, some of the information may need to be updated.
Lt. Tom Thompson
|JOIN THE AMATEUR(HAM) RADIO TEAM!
American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Courses
For those interested in attending a future CPR/AED training session in Hermosa Beach, please email: email@example.com
We know how we will communicate when phones, cell phones and Internet go down. Do you?
T-038 / K6KAH
Hermosa Beach Amateur Radio Association
Voice : 310-376-4776
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|SURVIVAL KITS |
Order your supplies TODAY!
We want to help you get prepared!
Hermosa Beach residents receive FREE SHIPPING TO HB.
ACCURATE EMERGENCY SERVICES
Home-Savor Emergency Utility Shut Off Kit Description:
The Home-Savor Emergency Utility Shut Off Kit is a means by which a homeowner, tenant, or neighbor can easily locate their gas, water, and electrical mains and shut them off in case of a natural disaster or accidental emergency.
Visit AES online today!
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FOCUS ON SENIORS
Welcome to Hermosa Beach's new,
Senior Activity Center!
Located at the Community Center 710 Pier Ave. 310-318-0280
BINGO, LECTURES, FITNESS, EXCURSIONS, SOCIAL HOUR
Let your Senior (50+) family and neighbors know about the new Senior Center today!
Hermosa Beach Neighborhood Watch and the newly established Hermosa Beach Emergency Preparedness Advisory Commission applied for and received a Micro Enrichment Grant from the Beach Cities Health District. The grant will be used to purchase and distribute 138 Disaster Supply Fanny Packs to seniors residing in Hermosa Beach.
DON'T MISS A MEETING
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