Neighborhood Policing Program Expanded to Willowtown

On November 7, 2016 the NYPD and the 84th Precinct officially introduced the NCO program to the Willowtown community.  

Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) are assigned to specific precincts to identify and respond to community concerns, and spend dedicated time each day establishing and building relationships with the local community. The plan includes “true sector integrity,” where the same two officers are assigned to the same sector each day, and they are given the training and resources to work closely with the community to address local issues.

The ideal way for us to use this new program is to still call 911 for emergencies but to use the NCO’s as the primary people to follow up with. Add their phone numbers and email addresses to your phones for quick reference, and feel free to call them as needed.

They are also the best contact for quality of life issues.  Their responsibilities include:

  • Meet and work with community members

  • Identify recurring problems and issues

  • Engage the community in their sector

  • Find ways to prevent youths from becoming first time, or repeat offenders

With this program, the NYPD is being proactive instead of reactive. Our NCO’s are here to meet and work with us. Please welcome them when you see them on our streets.

Officers Condon and Hunt work Tuesday through Saturday, from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm.

John Condon can be reached at (929) 920-1544 or john.condon@nypd.org

Donovan Hunt can be reached at (929) 334-6247

Tree Pruning Update

NYC Forestry has identified 8 trees along Joralemon Street that will be pruned before the end of November. If there is a specific street tree that is brushing up against your residence or appears too close to a street lamp or cable then please call 311 and be sure to ask for a complaint number in the event that follow-up is required.  Sooner is better, folks, because they are planning a visit in the near future.

Annual Meeting and Cook-Off Announced

 

2016 Willowtown Association Annual Meeting & Community Cook Off

Wednesday, November 16th, 6 to 9 pm

A.T. White Community Center, 26 Willow Place

Our Annual Meeting is a chance for you to get involved and keep Willowtown special, maybe make it better.  Please consider joining the Association's Board of Directors by sending an email to contact@willowtown.org

This year's meeting will feature a Community Cook Off that is sure to be a delicious and entertaining event with local home cooked dishes served to your friends and neighbors and the added possibility of receiving the coveted Willowtown Association Alfred Award for the winning dish.

More information here