Panel Members Included:
Lashawn Hoffman, Pittsburgh Community Improvement Association
Khaatime el, Atlanta Board of Education
Ronnie Marhall, Senior Code Enforcer
Cleta Winslow, City Council Women/Public Safety Chair
Sgt. John Ellis, Vice Squad
Major Earnest Finley, Zone 3 Commander
Deputy Chief Peter Andresen, Gang Unit
Caesar Mitchell, At Large Member Post 1
Kathy Ashe, State Representative
Important Community Phone Numbers
Atlanta Police Zone 3 404-624-0674
Crime Stoppers 404-577-TIPS (8477)
Drug Hot Line 404-853-3444
Mortgage Fraud Hot line 404-817-6811
Residents came together to voice their concern and show support for cleaning up and the crime, vacant dwellings, abandon properties and mortgage fraud that occurs in the community. This meeting brought people together with city officials and produced real commitments from the city to attend community meetings and work closely with the Pittsburgh Community Improvement Association to make aggressive changes.
The panel was asked if they personally or a representative of their office would commit to being in attendance for all Pittsburgh Community Improvement meetings with a "Yes" or "No" by resident Tone Lane.
Cleta Winslow: Yes
Caesar Mitchell: Yes
Kathy Ashe: Yes
The panel also assured the public that aggressive measures are currently going on to locate criminals, abandon property owners and gang/drug related criminals and arresting them.