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Public Safety

Southwest District Incident Report:

February 2016

Southwest District Crime Report:

May 2017

The Southwest Management District provides important services to enhance the business environment and quality of life for its residents. These services enhance the values of all properties in the District. Thus, the District has become an ally of real estate owners, developers and brokers engaged in managing, developing, marketing or leasing commercial properties. These services are provided in accordance with a broad public safety initiative.

 

HPD Crime Prevention Materials

Active Shooter How to Respond

From the US Department of Homeland Security

 

The Southwest Management District’s specific Public Safety Services:

  • Partners with local law enforcement agencies to focus attention on the safety needs of the area.
  • Builds positive relationships between property owners and public safety organizations through sponsorship of safety awareness programs and activities.
  • Implements and tracks new technology to reduce crime rates.
    Example: Mobile cameras.
  • Advocates for security needs and funding with city, county, state and national law enforcement and criminal prosecution agencies.
  • Conducts lighting surveys to ensure that the City of Houston and utility companies are apprised immediately of outages in public areas.
  • Contracts for graffiti removal services throughout the District. Since this program was implemented, over 6,800 graffiti locations have been abated.
  • Partners with the City of Houston to remove abandoned structures and vehicles.

Safety programs and initiatives are coordinated by two District committees — the Public Safety Committee and the Apartment Life Committee — both of which meet regularly.

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Public Safety Initiatives & Committees

  • S. E. A. L. SecurityS.E.A.L. Security Services is your new Courtesy Security Patrol contractor for the district and they have already earned a great reputation locally for their professionalism and dedication to reducing crime in Sharpstown! All S. E. A. L. personnel are Experienced Level 3 Officers and K-9 Certified, utilizing highly trained Patrol Dogs to deter criminal activity. Experienced Officers and Patrol Dogs bring a greater influence in deterring crime by their presence.Criminals do not like to be confronted by Officers or Patrol Dogs while either scoping out or trying to execute their next possible target.

    S. E. A. L. Security will be conducting regular patrols of your business centers and will be stopping in to meet you personally. We urge you to make them feel welcome and get to know each officer on a first name basis. We believe you will find them to be friendly, professional and eager to help! You may reach S. E. A. L. Security Solutions, 'Your New Guys', at: 281.407.1160. LIC# PSB C15942. Remember, if you have an emergency Call 911 First!

    About S.E.A.L. Security Solutions:

    All officers have prior military, police or security experience
    All officers are K-9 certified
    All officers are level 3 trained and are required to attend monthly in service training
    S. E. A. L. operates a regional security officer training center
    Training is conducted by active duty veteran police officer
    S. E. A. L. operates a 24 hour communication center that maintains continuous contact with on duty officers through Hand Held Phone/Walkie Talkie and GPS Tracking
    Clients may contact S. E. A. L. at their 24 hour number: 281.407.1160

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  • Special Watch Program -The Special Watch Program allows deputies to collect and disseminate locale specific offenses to all deputies for increased focused patrols in these areas. Armed with this information, deputies routinely monitor these “special watch” areas for additional infractions. Contact the duty phone by calling 281.638.3465.
  • Public Safety Committee Meetings - The District holds a joint Public Safety Committee meeting with the International District on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Meetings alternate between the Southwest Management District headquarters – 9788 Clarewood Dr., Suite 109, Houston, TX 77036 – and the International District headquarters. Public Safety Committee meetings are done in collaboration with various Law Enforcement entities throughout the District.
  • Mobile Surveillance Cameras have been shown to be a very effective tool against crimes committed in business centers and multi-family complexes. Through a partnership with ASE Mobile Surveillance Solutions, the district is able to offer a discounted rate for anyone interested in leasing a mobile camera in the district.
  • Graffiti Abatement / Light Surveys – The District is very active in removing the visual blight caused by graffiti in the district. Graffiti abated by the district is color matched and chronicled for HPD investigations. Street light surveys are performed bi-monthly. Street light outages are reported to CenterPoint Energy for repair.
  • Apartment Life Meetings – The District’s Multi-family Initiatives are a holistic approach to improving our apartment communities featuring components to exchange tenant information, pro-active crime prevention and featured guest speakers who address the concerns of our Multi-Family communities. The District’s Apartment Life committee is open for membership to multi-family property owners / managers and the community.

 

HPD Crime Prevention Materials

 

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