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CAPS Meeting Addresses Graffiti, Theft

By: Laura Pearson, Center Square Journal

Beat 1724 has been relatively quiet in comparison to other beats, said Chicago Police Sgt. Kristin Barker in a monthly CAPS meeting last night at Horner Park Field House.

Horner Park Field House
Horner Park Field House

Barker told those present—six residents and one other officer—that the city average is 100–125 incidents per beat per month, but last month Beat 1724 (covering Ravenswood Manor south of Wilson) reported 88 incidents. This month, it was down to 78. “Ever so often there’s an anomaly [in 1724], and that number will go up,” Barker told me. “But citizens are very active on this beat.”

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