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File #: 2021-151    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/10/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER AND PROVIDE DIRECTION ON OPTIONS TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY CONCERNS ABOUT ILLEGAL OR UNSAFE ACTIVITY AT THE CARSON PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER ON UNIVERSITY AND AVALON (CITY COUNCIL)
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Discussion


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER AND PROVIDE DIRECTION ON OPTIONS TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY CONCERNS ABOUT ILLEGAL OR UNSAFE ACTIVITY AT THE CARSON PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER ON UNIVERSITY AND AVALON (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

Over the past several years, the City of Carson has experienced its lowest crime statistics in history. This reflects the City Council's collective interest in making the safety of our community one of its top priorities and its commitment to respond to concerns from our residents using all the tools the City has available.
To fulfill this vision, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department has partnered with the community to proactively prevent crime, enforce the law fairly and enhance the public's trust through transparency and accountability. Carson Station staff takes personal pride and ownership in keeping the community clean, beautiful, and safe; and responding to visitors and residents in a professional, timely and courteous manner.
Council member Jawane Hilton requested this item to be before the City Council to identify what additional steps can be taken to address community concerns regarding illegal or unsafe activity at the Carson Plaza shopping center on University and Avalon.



II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

DISCUSS and PROVIDE direction.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action or actions that Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD), Carson Station has provided law enforcement service to the citizens of Carson and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County since 1974. Over the years there have been many Station leaders who have continuously strived to make a positive impact in the community, reduce crime and earn the public's trust. It is the mission of the Carson Station to continue its tradition of service and make the City of Carson a safer place to work and live in.
Despite record lows in c...

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