Menlo Park: 15-year-old girl shot in drive-by as spate of shootings continues
Original post made on Dec 9, 2013
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on Dec 9, 2013 at 1:28 pm
What is the MPPD presence in Bell Haven compared to other residential areas of the city?
Bell haven has a population of about 5,000 or 15% of the Menlo Park population, but with a density 2 1/2 times the Menlo Park city average.
There are only four vehicular exits from Bell Haven - Chico, Hamilton, Ivy and Newbridge. How about putting those new cameras up at those points.
on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:58 pm
Living on the west side of Menlo and hardly ever seeing a police car I'm guessing there is more of a police presence in Bell Haven than anywhere else in the city. Most police departments distribute their forces based upon calls for service. If they're higher in East Menlo I suspect so is the police staffing.