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National Night Out: New Date

October 2, 2018 in Current News by fpsesafety

The following post is from: Safety & Security

National Night Out in Forest Park Southeast has been officially rescheduled after the original event was postponed due to rain!  National Night Out is happening TODAY (10/2) in Chouteau Park from 6-8 pm.  Stop by for a bit to get to know your neighbors and neighborhood security officers, and also get some free food and have a good time!  All residents of Forest Park Southeast are welcome!

See the poster below for all the details:

fpse_national_night_out

FPSE National Night Out Take 2 – October 2, 2018

October 2, 2018 in Uncategorized by NA Board

Forest Park Southeast Residents: National Night Out FPSE Style Take 2

Come, hang out with your neighbors, eat food, and have a grand old time.

Fun activities, food, and drinks provided, including:

* Beer from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
* A Food Truck (sponsored by WUMCRC)
* A Craft Table (sponsored by Perennial
* Boxing Demo (thanks to Jab-Cross Boot Camp)
* St. Louis City Police Officers Visit/Patrol
* Safety Giveaways (Thanks to Voices of Women  and to WUMCRC)
* You and your pets can dress up too: in lieu of the neighborhood’s Halloween party this year, we encourage kids, pets, and “kids at heart” to attend the event in costume (we may even have a parade). 🙂

See you there!

August 2018 Neighborhood Crime Review

September 19, 2018 in Current News by fpsesafety

The following post is from: Safety & Security

I’ll get straight to the point: the news for crime is not great this month.  Crime is up in Forest Park Southeast for the month of August and up overall this year.  Keep in mind, though, that a single month of data does not necessarily indicate a long term trend.  See below for some summary stats:

  • 20 Total Crimes
    • 5.26% increase when compared to August 2017 (19 crimes)
      • Increased: assault, larceny
      • Decreased: burglary, robbery
      • No change: auto theft
    • 5 crimes against persons in August 2018 (4 assaults and 1 robbery)
      • 25.00% increase compared to August 2017 (4 crimes)
    • Crime occurred most frequently on Fridays.
  • 121 total crimes so far in 2018
    • 5.22% increase when compared to this point in 2017. (134 crimes)
      • Increased: assault, homicide, rape
      • Decreased: auto theft, burglary, larceny, robbery
      • No change: arson
    • 74.07% increase compared to this point in 2017 (27 crimes)

Map of all FPSE crimes, August 2018:

August 2018 FPSE Crime

Click here for a more detailed August 2018 crime report. This report includes extra maps and graphs.

National Night Out Tuesday, October 2, 2018

September 17, 2018 in Uncategorized by NA Board

National Night Out FPSE Style
Take 2
 
Forest Park Southeast Residents, come hang out with and get to know your neighbors.
We plan to have some fun activities, food, and drinks.  Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs for sitting.
 
Costumes too: in lieu of the neighborhood’s Halloween party this year, we encourage kids, pets, and “kids at heart” to attend the event in costume. We may even have a parade. 
 
*If you want to donate wrapped candy or small carnival-like give-aways for the kids, please email the neighborhood association at forestparksoutheast@gmail.com for donation coordination. In the subject state: Halloween Party Donation.*
 
** Do you want to volunteer at this event? Please email the neighborhood association at forestparksoutheast@gmail.com for details. In the subject state: Volunteer At National Night Out.**
***Again, this is for Forest Park Southeast Residents.***
We hope to see you there!
(Photo credit: http://www.balloon-juice.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/chicken_sweaters.jpg)

July 2018 Neighborhood Crime Review

August 14, 2018 in Current News by fpsesafety

The following post is from: Safety & Security

The data are in, and there’s some mixed news for crime during the month of July 2018.  Crime is down in Forest Park Southeast for the month of July but up overall this year.  See below for some summary stats:

  • 23 Total Crimes
    • This is a 4.17% decrease when compared to July 2017 (24 crimes).
      • There was an increase in assault and decreases in auto theft and larceny.
      • There were 6 crimes against persons in July 2018 (4 assaults and 2 robberies).
      • There were 3 crimes against persons during July 2017 (100% increase).
    • Crime was most common on Friday.
  • There have been 121 total crimes in FPSE so far in 2018.
    • This is a 5.22% increase when compared to this point in 2017. (115 crimes)
      • There were decreases in auto theft, larceny, and robbery, and there was an increase in assault.
      • There have been 42 crimes against persons so far in 2018, compared to 23 in 2017, which is an 82.61% increase.

Click here for a more in depth report of July 2018 crime in FPSE.  This report includes graphs and a map of crimes in the neighborhood.