Pleasanton’s east side begins Neighborhood Crime Watch



The East Side Community Neighborhood Crime Watch held their first meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6. Pictured left to right are Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar, Rose Dillard (Organizer), Officer Chris Treviño, Pleasanton Chief of Police Ronald Sanchez, Assistant Chief Johnny Gonzales and Rachel Gomez (Organizer). Officer Treviño will be the police liaison for the group through the Pleasanton Police Department. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The East Side Community Neighborhood Crime Watch held their first meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6. Pictured left to right are Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar, Rose Dillard (Organizer), Officer Chris Treviño, Pleasanton Chief of Police Ronald Sanchez, Assistant Chief Johnny Gonzales and Rachel Gomez (Organizer). Officer Treviño will be the police liaison for the group through the Pleasanton Police Department. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Welcome to the start of our East Side Community Neighborhood Crime Watch. Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.

Our goal is that our community will want to make their neighborhood safe by working together in conjunction with local law enforcement to reduce crime and improve quality of life. The East Side Community area will cover from River Street all the way to Uvalde St. (East of Highway 281) in Pleasanton.

We have also started a Facebook page that you may find under the name of “East Side Community Crime Watch- Pleasanton TX.” We will be posting the next meeting information on our Facebook page. This page will be a closed group and you must be to be added as members and see updates on the group.

We are off to a great start. Our first meeting was held on Thursday, Dec. 6 and led by Rachel Gomez and Rose Zepeda Dillard. In attendance were guest speakers Pleasanton Chief of Police Ronald Sanchez, Asst. Chief Johnny Gonzales, Officer Chris Treviño and Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar. Also in attendance were council members Kenny Hernandez and JR Gallegos.

Rose Dillard and Rachel Gomez with the new Neighborhood Crime Watch Group sign placed up on the east side of Pleasanton. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Rose Dillard and Rachel Gomez with the new Neighborhood Crime Watch Group sign placed up on the east side of Pleasanton. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

This first meeting was to establish a relationship with those persons initially interested in joining the group and with local law enforcement officers and city officials.

The next meeting will be held on Friday, Jan. 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the St. Andrew’s Parish Hall. During this meeting, leadership will be elected. Monthly meetings are anticipated.

Keep your eyes peeled for more on Pleasanton’s East Side Neighborhood Crime Watch by joining our Facebook page.

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