Community Based Services:
Jennie Reed - The group reached out to Safe Streets to help organize greater participation. The monthly community meeting is being held in Room 1210 of the Tacoma Police Department Headquarters’ Building on the second Wednesday of every month. Officer Don Williams has been assigned as the area Community Liaison Officer.
38th Street/Lincoln - Tacoma’s newest CBS area is working on community priorities. The area is much larger then previous CBS areas. The city is working with community members to establish strong lines of communication. As community priorities are established, the CBS Team is addressing them to make a stronger, safer, and cleaner community.
SIGNIFICANT SECTOR PROBLEMS AND STRATEGIES APPLIED
Lower Portland Community - The Lower Portland Avenue Community has been meeting to reduce crime and blight. The neighborhood held a community clean-up that recovered several tons of garbage. This event also facilitated bringing members of the community together.
Pacific Avenue Prostitution - The reports of prostitution are down over 50% from 2007 to 2008. Tacoma Police officers have conducted dozens of high profile emphasis missions in that area to address the past prostitution problems that have occurred.
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