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Re: Question regarding robberies in the Willows

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2017 19:48:24 +0000

Hello Mr. Finan,

Thank you for your email and call. I am so sorry about the increase in
crime that you write about. I will be holding a meeting the evening of
January 11th with Chief Jonsen in the Willows in response to the increase
in residential burglaries in the Willows.. We will post details about this
meeting tomorrow.

Kirsten Keith
Mayor of Menlo Park

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 11:30 AM Chris Finan <financt_at_(domainremoved)

> Hello City Council Members- happy new year, and thank you for your
> service to our community.
> My name is Chris Finan and I live at 501 Concord Drive in the Willows.
> We've had at least half a dozen robberies within several blocks of my home
> in the past eight weeks, and there have been two on my street alone in the
> past month. I've reached out to the police department to find out what
> more is being done - I know they made two arrests last month, but the
> robberies have continued - and what I can do to protect my home, but I have
> not yet heard back.
> My wife and I are veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, and it's deeply
> unsettling for us to feel a sense of vulnerability in our home, when we
> experienced so much abroad. That's not how we want to live and raise our
> family. I believe we as a community should be able to find a solution to
> ensure a sense of security.
> I recognize that there are many challenges facing our community and the
> city has finite resources, but there has to be more we can do to prevent
> these break-ins.
> Please let me know if the City Council has any initiatives underway to
> address this problem. I am ready to help to be part of the solution.
> Thank you,
> Chris Finan
Received on Wed Jan 04 2017 - 11:52:15 PST

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