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:

MARCH 2017

1st District: 10th Sector residential meeting, Thurs., March 9, 400 E Randolph St., condo building, 6:30 p.m.; 20th Sector residential meeting, Wed., March 8, 525 St. State St., University Center, 6:30 p.m.; 30th Sector business meeting, Tues., March 28, 1718 S. State St., 1st District Station, 2 p.m.; Beats 131/132, Tues, March 21, 30 W. Cermak Rd., Hilliard Apartments, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 133, Wed., March 15, 2930 S. Dearborn St., Dearborn Homes, 6:30 p.m. Call (312) 745-4381.

2nd District: Beat 211, Mon. March 13, 3240 S. Indiana Ave., Illinois College of Optometry, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 212/214, Tues., March 7, 3858 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Mandrake Park Field House, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 213/215/224, Wed., March 8, 4058 S. Michigan Ave., St. Elizabeth Church, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 221/223, Tues., March 21, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave., King Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 222, Tues., March 14, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave., Kennicott Park, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 225/231/232, Thurs., March 9, 5627 S. Michigan Ave., Coppin A.M.E. Church, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 233/234/235, Wed., March 15, 1526 E. 55th St., Treasure Island, 6:30 p.m. Call (312) 747-8366.

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

10th District: Beat 1013, Wed., March 15, 2524 S. Keeler Ave., Epiphany Church Rectory, 6 p.m.; Beat 1014, Tues., March 7, 3839 W. Ogden Ave., Lawndale Church, 6 p.m.; Beat 1021, Tues., March 14, 1448 S. Homan Ave., Carey Tercentenary, 6 p.m.; Beat 1033, Thurs., March 9, 2311 S. Kedzie Ave., Little Village Library, 6 p.m.; 10th Sector meeting, Wed., April 5, 3315 W. Ogden Ave., 10th District Station, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-7190.

12th District: Beat 1211, Tues., March 28, 1044 N. Francisco Ave., Norwegian Hospital, 7 p.m.; Beat 1213, Wed., March 15, 1012 N. Noble St., Northwest Settlement, 7 p.m.; Beat 1215, Thurs., March 9, 1615 W. Chicago Ave., Goldblatt’s Building, 7 p.m.; Beat 1223, Tues., March 21, 1939 W. Lake St., Westhaven Park community room, 7 p.m.; Beat 1225, Tues., March 7, 2108 W. Ogden Ave., Chicago Hope Academy 7 p.m.; Beat 1231, Wed., March 8, 318 S. Throop St., Academy Square, 6 p.m.; Beat 1233, Tues., March 14, 1412 S. Blue Island Ave., 12th District Station community room, 6 p.m.; Beat 1235, Wed., March 22, 1611 S. Racine Ave., Las Americas, 6 p.m.; Beat 1212, Tues., April 4, 2345 W. Augusta Blvd., St. Helen’s School basement, 7 p.m.; Beat 1224, Wed., April 5, 1300 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago Police Academy 6 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.