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Meetings to help Sacramento residents improve home, personal safety

Presentations on home and personal safety are scheduled during October as part of the Sacramento Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch Program.

“Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design” is the topic of meetings scheduled throughout the city. The program will focus on ways to make homes more secure without spending a lot of money, according to a news release. Participants will learn about door and window locks, lighting, security doors, landscaping, video surveillance, security systems and other safety features. Those who attend will receive a survey form to help them evaluate their own home security needs.

The first meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight in the Gold Run Room at the Coloma Community Center, 4623 T St.

Other meetings on the topic are scheduled Monday at in the Hall of Honor at Sacramento police headquarters, 5770 Freeport Blvd; Oct. 14, a the Natomas Police and Community Resource Center, 2701 Del Paso Road, No. 140; Oct. 15 at the Kinney Police Station, 3550 Marysville Blvd.; Oct. 22 at Valley Hi North Laguna Library, 7400 Imagination Parkway; Oct. 23 at Pannell Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road; and Oct. 28, at the Power Inn Alliance, 5310 Power Inn Road, Suite A. All meetings will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

To RSVP, email Barbara Falcon at, or call (916) 548-4435.