Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Community Meeting on Illegal Drugs

Community Meeting on Illegal Drugs

     Boise, March 1, 2007 - A Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officer is helping organize a community meeting on illegal drug use, specifically in Boise Bench neighborhoods.

      Community members are urged to attend with questions and ideas.

      What: Bench Community Meeting: Illegal Drugs in Our Community

      When: Sunday, March 4, 2007

      Where: Sacred Heart Church, Faith Hall, 811 S. Latah

      Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

      On Site Contact: Officer Will Reimers, Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officer

      Last year on the Boise Bench, Boise Police busted 45 drug houses. This community meeting will pose two important questions:

- How do we respond as a community?

- How can we help each other?

   Also attending and speaking at the meeting:

  • District Court Judge Ron Wilper
  • Boise City Council Member Jim Tibbs
  • Ada County Prosecutors Office Representative
  • Parole & Probation Officers
  • Boise Police Crime Prevention Specialist
  • Catholic Charities Representative
  • Region IV Health & Welfare Representative

      Please help spread the word about this important community discussion, and if you're a resident of a Bench neighborhood, please attend, and urge your neighbors to attend as well.