The state of public safety at Poinsettia Park and the surrounding area will the focus of discussion at the upcoming Meeting On Crime this coming Wednesday October 14th at 7:30pm. (Map it Here) This is the first to be held outdoors (on the lawn adjacent to Willoughby Ave) and is the third in an ongoing series of “meet-ups” with our L.A.P.D Wilshire Station officers and commanders. This meeting is in response to a growing chorus of neighbors who say that safety at Poinsettia has become an significant issue again. Our new senior lead officer Inga Wecker will be present to meet everyone. Please come welcome her to the area and take a moment to educate her to points of concern on crime and nuisance issues. LAPD Wilshire’s commander Howard Leslie is also expected to attend along with John Darnell, District Director for council member Paul Koretz. Complimentary coffee will be served from our supporter Melrose Umbrella Company. Help get the word out on this meeting. Share it on Facebook and NextDoor. To see the latest area crime maps, click here. For breaking news, follow us on Twitter @melroseaction.