FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: October 10, 2016 6:48:57 AM CDT
MEDIA ALERT: HPD, Partners Offer Home Burlgary Prevention Assistance to Elderly Hiram Clark Residents
From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. TODAY (Monday, October 10), officers from the Houston Police Department’s Community Services Unit, along with community agencies and businesses, will team up to help senior citizens prevent home burglaries. The teams will provide home security surveys as well as crime prevention brochures and tips.
The event will be held at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center, located at 3810 W. Fuqua.
During the event, senior citizens will be encouraged to sign up for free home security surveys that will be provided at a later day by a certified HPD officer. Once the security survey has been completed, many businesses and organizations have donated products, cash and services to provide any needed security upgrades the senior might require at their home. These security upgrades will be installed, free of charge, at a later date.
This event is the third of four home security survey initiatives to be provided to elderly residents throughout the city who need help making their homes secure and safe.
Citizens on Patrol and the Police and Clergy Alliance will also be available to speak with and provide resources to the senior citizens present in attendance.
This initiative is generously sponsored by: Allstate, African American Police Officer League, Chick Fil A, Crime Stoppers of Houston, Harris County Area on Aging, Harris County Precinct 7, Houston Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni, Houston Fire Department, Houston Health Department, Houston Ministers Against Crime, Houston Police Federal Credit Union, Houston Police Officers’ Union, Police and Clergy Alliance, The Home Depot, and Youth-Police-Advisory Council.
A PIO will be on-site to coordinate media interviews.
WHAT: HPD, Partners Offer Home Burglary Prevention Assistance
DATE: TODAY (Monday, October 10)
TIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
WHERE: Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center, located at 3810 W Fuqua (Key Map 453-Y)