Crime in Rockridge was pretty bad last fall; everyone was worried. A few concerned citizens organized crowd-funding projects to pay for security patrols in most of Beat 12. The Greater Rockridge NCPC (Neighborhood Crime Prevention Council) watched with interest but didn't participate.
The temporary contracts expired, yet many who bought them still wanted security coverage.
The NCPC has invited representatives of Safer Rockridge, the nonprofit now managing the private security contract, to speak at our April 10 meeting. We've asked them to explain: