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The Protect Rio Vista program utilizes your subscription funds to hire off-duty Fort Lauderdale police officers to patrol in the neighborhood.  The officers are in uniform when on duty and have full authority to take official action action should a crime take place while on patrol.  The officers patrol in a marked car leased by the civic association and will be dispatched by FLPD for any 911 call recieved from the neighborhood.  Members also recieve a cell phone number by which they may contact the patrol officers directly while they are on duty.  Members also recieve the opportunity to request a vacation check of their home when they are out of town. 

 

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The Protect Rio Vista program utilizes your subscription funds to hire off-duty Fort Lauderdale police officers to patrol in the neighborhood. The officers are in uniform when on duty and have full authority to take official action action should a crime take place while on patrol. The officers patrol in a marked car leased by the civic association and will be dispatched by FLPD for any 911 call recieved from the neighborhood. Members also recieve a cell phone number by which they may contact the patrol officers directly while they are on duty. Members also recieve the opportunity to request a vacation check of their home when they are out of town.

We currently have 325 households out of the 1,000 homes in Rio Vista participating. This allows us to schedule the patrol for approximately 8 hours per day 365 days per year.

 

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POLICE WORK IN RIO VISTA AND LOOKING AT THE RECORDS

POLICE WORK IN RIO VISTA AND LOOKING AT THE RECORDS

SUBMITTED BY CHRISTINA CURRIE, ESQ.

15 MONTHS & 52 ARRESTS!! THANK YOU FLPD & PROTECT RIO VISTA!!

Recently I have witnessed and heard of some Rio Vista residents questioning the seriousness of the work the Protect Rio Vista Patrol/Fort Lauderdale Police officers are doing in our neighborhood. In an attempt to quantify the work FLPD does for our neighborhood I performed a public records request where I requested “a list of individuals who were arrested in Rio Vista in or arrested outside of our neighborhood from 8/24/2017 to 12/5/2018 where the arrest was stemming from "alleged criminal acts" that took place in Rio Vista”.

The result was 52 arrests in the past 15 months (as of 12/5/18). Here is a summary of the arrests, recognizing arrestees are innocent until proven guilty:

  • 11 arrests were for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol and 1 of those was a 2nd offense
  • 7 arrests were for Burglary Related Charges
  • 5 arrests were for Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle or for Grand Theft $300 - $5,000
  • 12 of the 52 arrests were of a person 17 or under, the youngest being 13.
  • The month with the highest number of arrests was January 2018 with 7 arrests.
  • 2 arrests were for Domestic Violence Related charges
  • 15 of the 52 arrestees were Female

For more details, including mug shots, please follow the link to read more.

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Advance Fort Lauderdale Open House

The City is hosting a public open house at 6 pm, Tuesday, September 10th at City Hall in the City Commission Chambers on the Advance Fort Lauderdale Comprehensive Plan Update. A poster session will follow a short presentation by city staff.

The Comprehensive Plan is the guiding document for the city’s existing and future development, covering a wide range of topics, from encouraging sustainable development, livability, providing affordable housing, addressing climate change and sea level rise adaptation, transportation options, park and open space, to encouraging new opportunities for businesses to thrive.

Throughout the project, the City has encouraged stakeholders to provide input and provide feedback. In addition to attending the public open house, neighbors can review the draft plan elements (or chapters) and join the public discussion.

Please visit the project website at: www.advancefortlauderdale.com.

Feel free to share this email with friends, family and neighbors. Comments or question in advance of the meeting may be sent to Lorraine Tappen, Principal Urban Planner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Crime Stats

There has been some concern that Rio Vista is experiencing a Crime Wave.  The following data from the FLPD crime reports would refute that assertion.  You can see these and other reports at https://www.flpd.org/community/crime-statistics.

 

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Updated plan from AHF on 6/25 DRC Agenda

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The AHF has submitted an updated plan to be discussed on the June 25 Development Review Committee agenda.  Click on the various documents below to see the details.  Check back often as we will be uploading new materials as they become available.

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Additional materials will be posted to the city web site on Friday 6/21 by noon.  

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