CRIME PREVENTION COMMUNITY SAFETY FAIR
Saturday, October 18th, 2008
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Bonanza High School
6665 Del Rey Ave
October is National Crime Prevention Month and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is hosting a crime prevention community safety fair for Las Vegas valley residents and business owners.
The Celebration of Safe Communities initiative is a mission of the National Crime Prevention Council. This event is designed to kick off Crime Prevention month by promoting successful initiatives with local law enforcement and community partnerships.
This informational fair will focus on children, families, senior citizens and businesses crime prevention safety. There will be a set schedule of short informational seminars (see attached schedule) in the main auditorium and more than 40 different safety booths sponsored by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Clark County School District Police Department, Clark County Public Response Office, Nevada Child Seekers, Nevada Center For Missing Loved Ones, The Rape Crisis Center, Prevent Child Abuse America, Southwest Business Crime Watch Group just to mention a few.
National Crime Prevention Month
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Crime Prevention Community Safety Fair
October 18th, 2008
Bonanza High School
9:30 Greeting and Opening Remarks Sheriff Doug Gillespie
9:35-9:50 Sponsor and Participant Acknowledgments Captain Jim Dixon – EAC
Captain Pat Neville -- BAC
Chief Phil Arroyo - CCSDPD
10:00 Are You Prepared? Disaster Preparedness & Readiness
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homeland Security Division will address disaster preparedness for families, seniors and businesses.
10:30 Homelessness Programs & Resources
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homeless Liaison will address programs, community resources and referrals for homeless persons & families in Clark County.
11:00 Parental Stress Prevention
Prevent Child Abuse America – Area Health Education Center will speak about methods to reduce parental stress and a demonstration of the effects shaken baby syndrome.
11:30 Graffiti Enforcement, Investigations & Task Forces
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Graffiti Investigations Section teams up with the Clark County Public Response Office to address the Enforcement, Investigative, Task Forces, and Intelligence on Graffiti and how it relates to the community.
12:00 School Violence Program
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Youth Education Section will address the School Violence Program in Clark County
12:30 Meth360 Awareness Program
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Narcotics Detail will present this community program and its main goal to unite communities in the fight against methamphetamine.
1:00 NetSmartz; Child & Parent Internet Safety Program
Nevada Child Seekers will present this Internet safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America that uses the latest technology to create high-impact educational activities for even the most tech-savvy kids of any age group.
1:30 Missing Persons
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Missing Person Detail will speak about what to do when an Adult or Child goes missing.
2:00 Auto Theft Prevention
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Auto Theft and VIPER (Vehicle Investigations Project for Enforcement and Recovery) Detail will address Anti-theft prevention programs
2:30 Youth Sexual Assault Educational Programs
The Rape Crisis Center sponsors the Child Assault Prevention (CAP) –program for Grades K - 5 classes on a research-based program; the CAP program empowers students to be SAFE, STRONG and FREE. Also the Middle School and High School students in age appropriate presentations about sexual violence, “Your Space”. This program targets dating & sexual violence.
3:00 Southwest Business Crime Watch
A local business lead program that outlines business partnerships and the collaborate efforts with Metro Police on preventing crime in the business community.
3:30 SESSION CONCLUDES