Corcoran Watch February Update

We are still at the beginning of 2016 and this is a good time to remind people that they can sign up for crime alerts from the Minneapolis Police. All you need is an email account and you can sign up at: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/police/crimealert/index.htm

This month's crime map covers November 2015 to mid-January 2016. All statistics are sourced from the Minneapolis Police Department, 3rd precinct from our sector's Crime Prevention Specialist Karen Notcsch (karen.notsch@minneapolis.gov).

Reminder that you can report crimes online at http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/report/eReport

 

Corcoran Neighborhood Crime Map Mid-November 2015 to Mid-January 2016

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(source: MPD, Karen Notsch, karen.notsch@minneapolis.gov, 612/673-2856)

 

Crime Statistics 2014 vs 2015

Corcoran

2014

2015

% Change

Homicide

1

0

-100%

Rape

3

4

33%

Robbery

35

21

-40%

Agg. Assault

15

12

-20%

Burglary

44

52

18%

Larceny (theft)

143

114

-20%

Auto Theft

12

20

66%

Arson

1

1

0%

Total

254

224

-12%

 

February Public Safety

Cold harsh weather can be rough on anyone, but especially those in need who may be living on the street. If you see someone in need, you can contact the people at St. Stephens Street Outreach. More information can be found here: http://ststephensmpls.org/programs/emergency-shelter/street-outreach

 

CERT Disaster Preparedness Tip of the Month

This month will be a re-use of last issue's winter preparedness tips for traveling and commuting. When traveling by car keep a winter survival kit in your that contains at leas the following:

  • Coffee can or similar metal container that within holds: candle, matches, chocolate bar (or similar energy source). The coffee can can be used to shovel snow out from around and under tires, or be used with the candle to melt snow to drink.
  • A container of cat litter or sand. This is will help provide traction under tires.
  • Flash light with batteries.
  • Cell phone to call for help.

 

Important Public Safety Contact Numbers:

  • Not sure who to call? Call 911
  • Minneapolis Police & Fire: 911
  • City of Minneapolis Services: 311
  • Metro Transit: 612/373-3333

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