The division created a crime free multi-housing
officer position to act as a liaison between NBPS and rental property managers and owners.
Normally, crime is nothing to celebrate, but the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program has apartment residents doing just that in 1,700 cities in 43 states.
Zehring's background in law enforcement inspired the creation of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program.
"The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is worth its weight in gold," he said.
Star Corporal Tracy Walden of the Savannah Police Department oversaw the implementation of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program in her city in 1998.
NAA/NSC member Brink's Multifamily Security, Irving, Texas, joined the International Crime Free Association, the parent organization for the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program.
The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is a 10-year-old international program reaching more than 1,700 U.S.
Watertown, South Dakota Population: 17,592 Program Name: Crime Free Multi-Housing Program Year Started: 1999 Address: City of Watertown, PO Box 910, Watertown, SD 57201 Contact: Captain Lon Greenfield, Police Department, (605) 882-6210
Watertown's Crime Free Multi-Housing Program reduces criminal disturbances in multi-housing complexes.
At about the same time, the Orlando police department announced the beginning of their new Crime Free Multi-Housing program, which presented plaques and certifications to apartment managers and staff who completed a training program.
Crime Free Multi-Housing is a program that's sweeping the nation, as police departments in cities and towns across the country join hands with apartment associations to educate managers and residents about crime prevention.
In Arizona, apartment owners are so serious about fighting crime before it happens that the Arizona Multihousing Association has developed its own plan based on the Crime Free Multi-Housing program.