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The November "Coffee with a Cop" event was November 13, 2019 at Bridgewater Assisted Living Home in Phoenix.  Here are some pix of the event:  (Click on the image for a larger view)

Goulet Alessandro Carlo Beuf Remembrance

Community.....  There was a short remembrance service on Friday, November 1 at 10AM for Officer Goelet A Beuf who died while on duty nearly 20 years ago.  The Beuf Community Center at 35th Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Rd is named in his honor.

Here is a photo of some of the folks who gathered for the event:

The Block Watch Grant Application process will open on November 1 and close at 4PM sharp on December 5, 2019.  Is your Block Watch or Community Association ready?

Visit the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Block Watch Grant Program Web Page for all the information on training dates as well as available documentation for this process.

District 1 Breakfast - October 25, 2019

Phoenix Councilwoman Thelda Williams hosted the District 1 Breakfast at the DoubleTree Hotel at MetroCenter.  The guest speaker this month was Phoenix Water Services Deputy Director Darlene Helm.

Thelda spoke of upcoming signs which will encourage individuals to not give their change to panhandlers but rather to support organizations and services which provide long-lasting care such as:

  • Central Arizona Shelter Services
  • Andre House
  • Salvation Army
  • The Phoenix Rescue Mission
  • St. Mary's Food Bank
  • and others.

Thelda mentioned that the November Breakfast will be the THIRD Friday of the month to avoid a conflict with Thanksgiving the following week.  The speaker is slated to be the operator of a new methadone clinic to open soon in District 1.

GAIN Day was Saturday, October 19.  Did your Neighborhood / Block Watch have an event?  We captured some photos at two of the events.  See them HERE in our gallery.

Also on Saturday evening, October 26 head to the "Boo Fest" at Paseo Highlands Park.....  3435 W Pinnacle Peak Rd.  (at the Beuf Center).  This event goes from 6-9 PM.  For a link to more details on the festivities, CLICK HERE.

The 2019 GAIN Kickoff was held on Saturday, October 5 at the Christown Spectrum Mall.  There were lots of activities for young and old.  Several dignitaries including the Mayor, Council Folks, Chief of Police and others where there to help us get this party started.  Here is a record of some of the festivities:

October 2, 2019 was National Coffee with a Cop.  LaMar's Donuts on Bell Road was the gathering place for the entire police department.  CPCA was there too.  Pictured below (L-R clockwise) are Frank Steinmetz, Sandi Strand, John Curfman, Stan Bates, Dave Ford, Joyce Steinmetz, and of course McGruff.


September 25, 2019 - CPCA General Meeting

It was good seeing all who attended our first meeting of the fall and the message from our featured speaker this month Dave Munsey.  Dave covered a host of statistics and cases where drownings could have been prevented.  He is obviously very passionate about this.


Here's some pictures from the September 16, 2019 Coffee with a Cop - McDonalds - Peoria Av & 35th Ave



GAIN Update

We are looking forward to visiting you on GAIN Day !!

If you are having an event but were not able to register with PD, send a quick note to CommunityInfo@cpcaaz.org and let us know your Block Watch Name, address of the event and time of the event.

We have teamed up with one of our partners.... the Cactus Wren Block Watch who through a Grant has arranged to purchase and provide enough GAIN buckets to insure that every Block Watch that has a GAIN event will receive one.

Block Watches MUST be registered with PD to receive a bucket.  Be sure you have registered your GAIN event with the Police Department.

Click HERE to register your event with PD.

Pictured at right is the "team" dropping off the buckets.  Neighborhood members (L-R) are:  Joyce Steinmetz, Sandi Strand, John Curfman, Stan Bates, and Fred May.  Frank Steinmetz was also there but on the other side of the camera.