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,…

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…

Residents Learn How to File a Complaint with the Detroit Police Department at Neighborhood Safety Meeting

Attendees at the March Neighborhood Safety Meeting learned how to file a complaint with the Detroit Police Department both about suspicious activity, and about objectionable behavior on the part of the police. 8th Precinct Detective Unit Sargent Marcellus Bell provided information on how to report a crime. For life threatening situations, health emergencies, and to…

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…

GRDC Volunteer of the Month – Bryan Ferguson

Bryan Ferguson is passionate about the safety and security of Northwest Detroit. As the president of an adjacent neighborhood association – the Schoolcraft Improvement Association (SIA), he works diligently to keep his community safe and vibrant. Bryan’s commitment expands to neighboring communities, like the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods. Bryan is an active member of our GRDC…

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…

Attend a Bullying Prevention Workshop with City Council members Saunteel Jenkins and James Tate!

October is Bullying Prevention Month! The Crime Prevention Task Force will be hosting a Bullying Prevention Workshop on Saturday, October 19th from 2-5pm for high schoolers (13-18 years of age) at the GRDC main office 19800 Grand River, near Evergreen. According to www.DoSomeThing.org about 160,000 teens skip school each year because of bullying and more…