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East Aldine holds Crime Awareness Town Hall


NORTHEAST– The East Aldine District sponsored an unprecedented meeting last Tuesday night, between representatives of local law enforcement agencies, and leaders of the civic clubs and associations in the District.

The purpose of the meeting was a two-way conversation between the parties, to discuss law enforcement concerns of the community, and an explanation by the public safety officials and the District’s officials, about what has been accomplished and what plans are to be implemented in the future to reduce crime.

The meeting was lead by the District’s officials, including Gerald Overturff, chairman of the Public Safety Committee, Clyde Bailey, EAMD chairman, and Richard Cantu, on-site Director of Services for the District. Also present were Shirley Reed of the Committee, and Marie Espinoza and Reyes Garcia from the District’s board of directors.

Civic groups represented included Fairgreen, Green Forest, High Meadows North, North Houston Heights, Oakwild, Parkwood Estates, Pine Village, and Tasfield.

Law Enforcement representatives came from the Harris County Sheriff’s office, the East Aldine Pro-Active unit of the HCSO, and the Aldine ISD Police Department.

Also present were government officials or their representatives, including Harris County Pct. 1 and 2, State Rep. Armando Walle’s office, State Senator Mario Gallegos’ office, Congressman Gene Green’s office, and HCPH Veterinary Health office.

Please see print edition for more details, including specific concerns from each neighborhood.