Grandmont Rosedale Bids a Very Fond Farewell to GRDC’s Community Engagement Manager Chelsea Neblett

For those who know Chelsea Neblett, GRDC’s Community Engagement Manager for the past four years, it will come as no surprise that when she ran for class president in the 5th grade, complete with a campaign manager and a catchy slogan (“Be a Smartie! Vote for Chelsea!”), she won. Even as an 11 year old,…

Crime Prevention Task Force Aims to Increase Project Green Light Participation

by Maria Penrod, GRDC Community Security Intern The Crime Prevention Task Force is made up of dedicated residents who strive to make neighborhoods in Grandmont Rosedale safe for all. Task Force members meet once a month to discuss current topics and events going on in the community. They also plan the Neighborhood Safety Meetings, which…

GRDC’s Community Security Program, a Resident-Driven Initiative to Prevent Crime

An informed, involved community is a safe, strong community, and it is GRDC’s Community Security Program’s goal to inform and involve as many residents of Grandmont Rosedale as possible in keeping Grandmont Rosedale a great place to live. One of the main concerns for any community is safety. The most effective strategy for addressing any…

Neighborhood Safety Meeting Offers Important Information on Human Trafficking

The guest speaker for the May Neighborhood Safety Meeting was Corporal Erin Diamond from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and chairman of the Michigan’s Human Trafficking Health Advisory Board. Attendees at the Neighborhood Safety Meeting learned several important facts about Human Trafficking and why it’s a public safety issue in Wayne County. As an investigator…

Over 60 Detroit Residents Attend the Citizens Radio Patrol Workshop

On July 16, more than 60 residents from all over Detroit gathered at the GRDC offices for the Citizens Radio Patrol Recruitment Workshop.  Hosted by GRDC’s Karen Johnson Moore and Kiana Miller, the workshop encouraged new and veteran citizens radio patrol groups throughout the city.  Community Security Coordinator with the 6th and 8th Precincts Myra…

Lessons Learned from the February Neighborhood Safety Meeting

Pictured: Muhsin Muhammad, Mary Muhammad, Renee Ferguson, Investigator Brian Fountain, Clarenda Webb, Bryan Ferguson In response to concerns about carjacking in Detroit, Detroit Police Department (DPD) Investigator Brian Fountain, US Attorney Jeanine Brunson, and DPD Sergeant Vernal Newson gave a very insightful carjacking prevention presentation at the February Neighborhood Safety Meeting. More than 100 community…