Wednesday, June 25, 2014

City of Redmond Community Update

·         Contact us at our new email alias crimeprevention@redmond.gov, and follow us on Twitter: Twitter.com/redmondWApd.
 
·         AlertSense - June 23 sign up begins. Register to receive City of Redmond emergency notifications. The City can then rapidly notify you of an emergency or disaster. www.redmond.gov/alert
 
·         Redmond Resource Fair - June 26. Learn what will make summer fun and safe, online safety, crime trends, online garage sale, emergency preparedness and so much more. Learn more and RSVP for your free tickets at the Facebook page for the event! We’ve also attached the event flyer.
 
·         Derby Days - July 12. Visit our booth and speak with an officer, explore a patrol car and spin our Emergency Preparedness Wheel of Misfortune to win cool prizes. We will also be offering free Child ID Kits and $10 Bicycle Helmets (All Ages) in the police Lobby from 11:30am-3:00pm.  Read More >>
 
·         Redmond Ready - July 26. Be prepared for the unexpected. Learn what to do to keep yourself and others safe. Take advantage of a great discounted price for First Aid and CPR certification - $25. www.redmond.gov/ready
 
·         National Night Out (NNO) - August 5. Register your neighborhood now for visits from our Mayor, City Council, Police, Fire, and Emergency Management. http://www.redmond.gov/NNO
 
·         Citizens Academy- September, date TBD. This is a ten week course, hosted at the police department every Wednesday evening.  See Redmond.gov for signups.
 
·          Voice your opinion- Every two years the City conducts a robust community-based effort to review its financial picture and the resources required to fund City services. This is done through an inclusive process known as Budgeting by Priorities. The City invites community input to evaluate budget priorities through the prism of what citizens value most and ask them to rank the six priorities in order of their importance.  Vote at www.redmond.gov/yourchoice
 
·         As always: LOCK IT UP! Our property crime numbers were dramatically up [33%] for 2013.  The best way to combat theft is to remove valuables from your vehicles, report suspicious activity, and record your serial numbers on all electronics, valuables and bicycles. We appreciate all you do to help us keep our city safe. 

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