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COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE MEETING

Tuesday, 18th October 2011


The Meeting commenced at 4.30 pm.

PRESENT

Committee Members

Hurstville Police, Chief Superintendent Brad Shepherd
Hurstville Police, Senior Constable Jane Wall
Community Member Tony Alifano
Community Member, Jan Magrath
Liquor Consultative Committee, Ian Todd
Manager Community Services, Mr D Linden (chair)
Hurstville Place Manager, Mr C Edmondson

APOLOGIES

Apologies for the inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Councillor N Liu, Councillor C Wong (Chair), DET, Gai Longhurst, Westfield, Peter Kizana, Hurstville Police, Inspector Terry O'Neill, AHA, David Scicluna.

RECOMMENDED THAT the apologies be accepted and leave of absence granted.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest:

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 16 August 2011 were confirmed as a correct record.

MATTERS ARISING FROM LAST MEETING

David Linden mentioned that the matter raised by Tony Alifano at the last meeting in relation to the intersection of Wayne Av and Forest Rd Lugarno would be discussed in General Business .


ITEMS


CSC022-11 YOUTH INTERAGENCY FORUM (SF11/77)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted

CSC023-11 PUBLIC SPACE ISSUES - KINGSGROVE SHOPPING CENTRE (SF11/77)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.

CSC024-11 KINGSGROVE COMMUNITY AID CENTRE (SF11/77)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the police be requested to undertake an assessment of the area and advise of any proposed actions.

CSC025-11 CRIME STATISTICS, HOTSPOTS & RECENT ACTIVITIES (SF11/77)
The following are the crime statistics for August - September

:CRIME COMPARISONS: (% Relates to same period in 2010)
Aug-Sept 2011
Assault (Alcohol & Non DV)
Down 8.7%
Assault (Non DV)
Up 3.6%
Robbery
Down 59.1%
Sexual Assault
Down 80%
Break & Enter – Dwelling
Down 10.6%
Stolen Vehicle
Down 56.9%
Assault DV
Up 17.9%
Break & Enter – Non Dwelling
Up 19%
Fraud
Down 12.1%
Malicious Damage
Down 30.1%
Steal from Dwelling
Up 25%
Steal from motor vehicle
Up 24.4%
Steal from Person
Up 50%
Steal from Retail Store
Down 11.3%
PROACTIVITY:
Drug Detection (Possess)
Down 60%
Drug Detection (Supply)
Down 6.3%
Police Powers – Person Search
Up 6.4%
Police Powers – Move On
Up 58.9%
Major Traffic Collisions (Injury & Fatal)
Down 10.3%
CRIME HOTSPOTS: - 2011
Assault
Hurstville
Penshurst
Mortdale
Break & Enter
Hurstville
Beverly Hills
Kingsgrove
Malicious Damage
Hurstville
Mortdale
Oatley
Robbery
Hurstville
Penshurst Riverwood
Allawah
Stealing
Hurstville
Beverly Hills
Riverwood
Stolen Vehicle
Hurstville
Beverly Hills
Oatley
Penshurst


Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.

CSC026-11 GENERAL BUSINESS (SF11/77)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Traffic Committee be asked to reconsider the request for the installation of a guard rail along the footpath at the intersection of Wayne Av and Forest Rd Lugarno.

The meeting finished at 5.50 pm.