Buena Park “Theft from Autos” Community Policing Meeting Is Set for Thurs., Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m., Uptown Library

The Buena Park Neighbors Association February Community Policing meeting will offer a special “Theft from Autos” presentation by the Chicago Police Department on Thurs., Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m. The Library is located at 929 W. Buena between Sheridan and Broadway.

At Community Policing (formerly CAPS – Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy) meetings residents get to talk with the police officers who work in your neighborhood and work together with the police, other neighbors, local businesses and community organizations to improve public safety and work collaboratively and constructively to make Buena Park a safer place.

Criminals love to go window shopping … Don’t Leave any items visible in your ccar.

Any items left in plain view inside your vehicle will draw attention and target you as a victim. Thieves will break your window to get items such as: GPS devices, CD’s, clothes, laptops, cell phones, tools, sunglasses, bags or purses and even change!  They will also take your garage door opener and search for any personal information in the glove box to find your home address in order to break into your garage at a later time!

For more information contact the 19th District Community Policing Office at 312-744-0064 or CAPS019district@chicagopolice.org 019-theft-from-auto-flyer

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I am currently the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 33,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I publsih a magazine, a couple of email newsletters and two websites. I also do videos, webinars, advertisng and public relations. As an avid cyclist I ride a three-wheeled trike 5 to 6 days per week 52 weeks per year which adds up to between 5,000 and 6,000 miles year-round, including daily commutes along Chicago's lakefront ... polar vortexes included. I have never missed a day of work because of Chicago's weather. I am an activist who serves humanitarian and political causes: To advocate for the Sudanese in Illinois who have fled Southern Sudan and Darfur is one of my most rewarding experiences. I work with my son Sean on Sudan presentations at churches and community groups with my Sudanese friends on the problems facing them in Darfur, South Sudan and the United States. My son Sean and I work together on the Abolition Institute which seeks to end slavery in the west African nation of Mauritania. My photography chronicles Chicago's lakefront through my daily rides. My photo website is http://genetenner.com/ I just self-published my first photo-book on the history of my Chicago neighborhood: Sweet Home Buena Park. I live about one-half mile north of Wrigley Field in the Buena Park neighborhood.

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