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Reno Police Dept. Motel Interdiction Team Project Team Officer Kevin Barnes Officer Tim Mayes SGT. Greg Ballew Updated: Aug 17, 2006
History Of MIT Downtown Reno; 3 years ago Downtown Reno; 3 years ago –Arrest the crime away!! –Great at putting out little fires/but do we fix a problem? –Finding the actual root of the problem Most of Reno’s downtown Crime is related to the Low Budget Motels Most of Reno’s downtown Crime is related to the Low Budget Motels
Developing A Plan Manpower Manpower Equipment Needs Equipment Needs Resources Resources Assign a Master Case Number Assign a Master Case Number –Tiburon –Supplements Develop Relationships with Resources Develop Relationships with Resources
Conducting Research Crime Analysis Crime Analysis Identify Owner/Managers Identify Owner/Managers Background Checks Background Checks Business License Business License Motel Registration Checks Motel Registration Checks Drug Court Checks Drug Court Checks Assess Managers Capabilities/Credibility Assess Managers Capabilities/Credibility
Community Resources Drug Court Liaison Officer –Check Motel Registration Against Court List –Relocation of Subjects on the List
Community Resources Family Promise –Assisting working families into more permanent dwellings –Saving first and last months rent and deposits.
Community Resources continued Family Promise Family Promise –Assisting Families: obtaining more permanent dwellings Saving 1 st and last months rent & deposits Saving 1 st and last months rent & deposits
Community Resources Building Inspector –Structure Safety
Community Resources Washoe County School District –Tutoring @ Library: on site tutoring rooms –Children in Transition: List & Addresses –Truancy –School Police –Registering Children: also Home school registration required –School supplies
Community Resources Animal Control –Register All Canines –Rabies All Canines –Pit-bulls in a Motel Room? –____________________
Community Resources ADA Liaison: assigned –Work with one DA who knows what you are working on and will give your case more attention. –Mapping Criminals out of Downtown Motels –Mark cases with MIT
Community Resources SWAP/PVA SWAProgram SWAProgram –Assist in cleaning city areas around targeted Motels PVA’s PVA’s –Posting –Towing abandoned vehicles
Community Resources: Relations Make and Develop Contacts with Community Resources Make and Develop Contacts with Community Resources MIT Officer Maintains Relationships with Resource Contacts MIT Officer Maintains Relationships with Resource Contacts MIT Officer Liaison For Patrol/Detectives/Other Departments MIT Officer Liaison For Patrol/Detectives/Other Departments Follow-up with Resource Clients Follow-up with Resource Clients Media: balanced information Media: balanced information
Manager/Owner Training Identify Management Needs Identify Management Needs Drug & Paraphernalia Class Drug & Paraphernalia Class Management Certification Management Certification Criminal Behavior Patterns Criminal Behavior Patterns Point Out Social Service Needs Point Out Social Service Needs Discuss CPTED Issues/Ideas Discuss CPTED Issues/Ideas Training in Registration Techniques Training in Registration Techniques Calling MIT Calling MIT
Electronic Registration Registration/Records Checks Registration/Records Checks Computers Computers –Program to give motels computers Manager Training Manager Training
Follow Up! Maintenance Maintenance Success or Failure Success or Failure High Intensity Patrol (Motor-home) High Intensity Patrol (Motor-home) Media Media Conducting Follow up Inspections with the above listed Community Agencies Conducting Follow up Inspections with the above listed Community Agencies Maintain Contact with Owner/Manager Maintain Contact with Owner/Manager Maintain Contact with Residents Maintain Contact with Residents Address New Problems Address New Problems
MIT Goals Electronic registration to all motels/providing computers Electronic registration to all motels/providing computers MIT criteria as conditions of commercial loan agreement. MIT criteria as conditions of commercial loan agreement.
Tips Strategies that worked for us Strategies that worked for us –Maintain relationship with Managers –Order of events –Quick Response –Follow up/maintenance –Involve patrol Officers/district Officers
Contact Info: Officer Kevin Barnes and Tim Mayes Officer Kevin Barnes and Tim Mayes –Office: 775-334-2446 –Cell:775-745-3772 –E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Sgt. Greg Ballew: Office: 775-334-1253 Sgt. Greg Ballew: Office: 775-334-1253 Chief Michael Poehlman Chief Michael Poehlman –Office: 775-334-2100 –E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Web Site: www.cityofreno.com Web Site: www.cityofreno.com
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