The Gazette encourages you to participate in your local C.A.P.S. Programs during 2017. Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (C.A.P.S.) meetings in the 1st, 2nd, 9th, 10th, and 12th districts, areas covered by the Gazette, include:

FEBRUARY 2017

1st District: 10th Sector residential meeting, Thurs., Feb. 9, 130 N. Garland Ct. condo building, 6:30 p.m.; 10th Sector business meeting, Thurs., Feb. 23, 175 N. State St., Chicago Theater, 2 p.m.; 20th Sector residential meeting, Wed., Feb. 8, 525 S. State St., University Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 131/132, Tues., Feb. 21, 1718 S. State St., 1st District Community Room, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 133, Wed., Feb. 15, 125 E. 26th St., Trinity Episcopal Church, 6:30 p.m. Call (312) 745-4381.

2nd District: Beat 211, Mon., Feb. 13, 3240 S. Indiana Ave., Illinois College of Optometry, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 212/214, Tues., Feb. 7, 3858 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Mandrake Park Field House, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 213/215/224, Wed., Feb. 8, 4058 S. Michigan Ave., St. Elizabeth Church, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 221/223, Thurs., Feb. 16, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave., King Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 222, Tues., Feb. 14, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave., Kennicott Park, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 225/231/232, Thurs., Feb. 9, 5627 S. Michigan Ave., Coppin A.M.E. Church, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 233/234/235, Wed., Feb. 15, 1526 E. 55th St., lower level, Treasure Island, 6:30 p.m. Call (312) 747-8366.

9th District: Beat 912, Wed., Feb. 8, 3625 S. Hoyne Ave., St. Maurice Church Hall, 7 p.m.; Beat 913, Tues., Feb. 14, 3120 S. Halsted St., 9th District Station, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 914, Wed., Feb. 22, 2100 S. Wentworth Ave., Chinatown Library, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 922/923, Tues., Feb. 28, 5157 S. California Ave., St. Simon Church Hall, 7 p.m.; Beat 924/931/933, Tues., Feb. 7, 4707 S. Marshfield Ave., New City Supportive Living, 6 p.m.; Beat 925, Wed., Feb. 15, 4500 S. Wallace St., St. Gabriel’s Church, 6 p.m.; Beats 932/934/935, Tues., Feb. 21, 850 W. Garfield Ave., Westhaven Senior Homes, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-3501.

10th District: Beats 1023/1024, Thurs., Feb. 9, 2730 W. 15th Pl., (courtesy parking on that block) Mt. Sinai Hospital, 6 p.m.; Beats 1031/1032, Wed., Feb. 15, 2708 S. Pulaski, Toman Library, 6 p.m.; Beat 1034, Tues., Feb. 7, 2700 S. Western Ave., YMCA-Rauner, 6 p.m.; Beats 1011/1012, Thurs., Mar. 2, 1350 S. Harding Ave., Clair House, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-7190.

12th District: Beat 1212, Tues., Feb. 7, 2345 W. Augusta Blvd., St. Helen’s School basement, 7 p.m.; Beat 1214, Thurs., Feb. 9, location pending, 6 p.m.; Beat 1222, Tues., Feb. 14, 2942 W. Lake St., Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center, 7 p.m.; Beat 1232, Tues., Feb. 28, 1412 S. Blue Island Ave., 12th District Station, 6 p.m.; Beat 1234, Wed., Feb. 15, 1824 S. Wood St., Harrison Park, 6 p.m.; Beat 1221, Wed., Mar. 1, 2526 W. Grand Ave., Smith Park, 7 p.m. Call (312) 746-8306.

To learn more about C.A.P.S. programs, visit the Chicago Police Districts website: http://home.chicagopolice.org/ tab: CAPS, events, then select a district by number.