On Friday, April 29, 2016, the City of Memphis held its award ceremony to distribute funds to the 2016 Cycle I Neighborhood Crime Prevention Grant awardees. The ceremony took place at the Hall of Mayors in City Hall. All six of the CYNW Zone Coordinators attended to accept awards on behalf of their zones. We all enjoyed remarks from Mayor Strickland and Director Michael Rallings of the Memphis Police Department, both of whom expressed their sincere gratitude for the award recipients’ proactive stances on deterring crime in Memphis. Continue reading
The Cooper Young Neighborhood Watch is ecstatic to announce that each Zone has been awarded a crime prevention grant from the City of Memphis! We have lots of plans for the grant funds, but our primary goal is to identify willing homeowners who would allow us to install private cameras on the exteriors of their homes to help monitor problematic entry points, alleys, and other areas that have seen higher frequencies of theft. Grant recipients will be officially recognized at an award ceremony scheduled for Friday, April 1, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at City Hall. Continue reading
Many thanks to all those who came out for our first official CYNW Meeting! We had a TREMENDOUS turnout and even ran out of seats for everyone (our apologies to those who had to stand). The meeting took place at 7pm on Wednesday, January 6, 2015, at the Cooper-Young Community Association. Special thanks to the CYCA for hosting us! Continue reading
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