SEPTA’s police chief, Thomas Nestel III, will speak to Frankford Civic Association members about his force’s operations at neighborhood El stops during their Thursday, Feb. 5, meeting, Pete Specos, the association’s president, said last week.
Frankford Civic Association members are hoping more and more residents and business owners who have security cameras make their surveillance recordings available to the police through the city’s SafeCam program.
Patrick Mangold was honored Nov. 24 as the 15th Police District Advisory Council’s Officer of the Month for October for making arrests in several gunpoint robberies.
Two guys were really going at it at Torresdale and Hellerman early on Sept. 7, Officer Arthur Green said last week. Turns out they weren’t just fighting; one guy was trying to rob the other.
Neighborhood crime and a couple of zoning issues dominated the informal discussions at last week’s Frankford Civic Association meeting, with a local pastor talking about the easy availability of drugs and “anything you want” at some local stores.
Members of the Frankford Civic Association don’t want a chicken restaurant on the 4700 block of Griscom Street.
There have been enough robberies involving masked men that the 15th Police District’s commander has instructed his officers to stop anyone they see wearing them.
What about us? What do we think about crime in our neighborhoods?
Two cops who chased down an armed man in April and two others who made a lot of arrests in May were honored June 30 by members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council.