WHAT: Richmond Police Department Community Walk
WHEN: 5:00 p.m. Today, Feb. 5, 2019
WHERE: Allen Avenue & Floyd Avenue
BACKGROUND: Interim Chief William Smith, Command Staff and other Richmond Police Department officers will walk at 5:00 p.m. today through the Fan neighborhood. During the walk, officers will speak with community members about safety concerns they may have and what they would like to see from the Richmond Police Department.
Sector 313 Lt. Bill Woo said the area, like many in the city of Richmond, has seen an increase in property crimes such as theft from motor vehicles and motor vehicle theft.
“We want to provide prevention tips and make sure we stay connected with the neighborhood and make them feel safe, Lt. Woo said. “
This event is the latest in a series of walks conducted by the Richmond Police Department in neighborhoods throughout the city.