News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
650-329-2607
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

10/22/2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 102208
Subject :

City Manager and Police Chief to Hold Public Meeting
Contact : Agent Dan Ryan, Palo Alto Police Department    408-406-1330
Anonymous Tip Line, Palo Alto Police Department    650-329-2190
Palo Alto, CA - City Manager Jim Keene and Police Chief Lynne Johnson will address a City Hall meeting to discuss recent crime trends in the City, including the recent up-swing in the number of street robberies. The discussion will include relevant statistics, department response to the crime trends and tips on what citizens can do to avoid becoming victimized.

The meeting will be held Thursday, October 30, at 7 p.m., in the City Council Chambers at 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto. All concerned citizens are invited to attend.

Additionally, the City is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person or persons responsible for the street robberies that have occurred since June 19, 2008. Callers are asked to telephone our anonymous tip line at 650-329-2190 with any information.

Anyone who sees suspicious persons or suspicious activity is asked to immediately call 9-1-1, from their cellular phone or their land line.





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