Traffic and Crime Prevention Committee
In February of 2008, The members of the Fairfield Police Department held a Town Meeting in O'Connor Hall at Saint Thomas More Church. Nearly 300 residents attended and there was a very good exchange of information between the police and the residents. The two main topics of discussion that were issues of concern for the majority of the residents were Crime Prevention andTraffic Safety. Before the conclusion of the meeting that night, Chief Voelker asked residents to sign up to join two committees he was forming to continue to address concerns of the community in these two areas.
Initially, the meetings for Crime Prevention and Traffic safety were held on separate nights once a month to inform residents of the enforcement initiatives that were done for the previous month and to listen to the additional concerns and questions that residents had in each of these areas. By the end of 2008, it became apparent that the main nucleus of each committee were the same people, so starting in 2009 the meetings were combined and held on the third Tuesday of every month at the Fairfield Community Center, 376 Hollywood Ave.
These meetings are open to all residents and members of the business community. The importance of these monthly meetings to discuss Traffic and Crime Prevention issues and information is more critical than ever. These meetings will of course continue in 2014. The dates for the meetings are as follows:
January 21st February 18th
March 18th April 15th
May 20th June 17th
July 15th August 19th
September 16th October 21st
November 18th December 16th
All of these meetings will be held at the Fairfield Pio Costa Library, on Hollywood Avenue starting at 7 PM.
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