Wilmington Police Department http://whqr.org en City and Police Team Up to Suss Out Speeding in Wilmington http://whqr.org/post/city-and-police-team-suss-out-speeding-wilmington <p>The City of Wilmington is working with the police to tackle one ongoing problem: speeding in residential areas. City officials are launching a pilot program, based on data they’ve been gathering using hidden radar devices that track vehicular speed within select neighborhoods. WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly reports that by the end of this month, the city plans to mail these residents details on speeding patterns along their own streets.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 10:04:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 48576 at http://whqr.org City and Police Team Up to Suss Out Speeding in Wilmington New Community Campaign Aims to Keep Minors from Accessing Alcohol at Home http://whqr.org/post/new-community-campaign-aims-keep-minors-accessing-alcohol-home <p>The local hardware store can be a real ally in the fight to curb underage drinking. Which is why the <a href="http://www.capefearcoalition.com/index.html">Cape Fear Coalition for a Drug Free Tomorrow</a> is presenting a free workshop this Saturday on how to install locks on home liquor cabinets. The Coalition is partnering with the Wilmington Police Department to provide the community with safety tips and information about the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:10:49 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 43366 at http://whqr.org New Community Campaign Aims to Keep Minors from Accessing Alcohol at Home Housing Authority Aims to Crack Down on Crime in Public Housing http://whqr.org/post/housing-authority-aims-crack-down-crime-public-housing <p>The <a href="http://www.wha.net/index.htm">Wilmington Housing Authority</a> is cracking down on crime in public housing communities. At Monday's monthly board meeting, a UNCW graduate student is presenting a study on criminal activity in affordable housing. And the Authority is proposing sweeping policy changes in an effort to get public housing residents and their visitors off the streets late at night.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:26:46 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 41967 at http://whqr.org Housing Authority Aims to Crack Down on Crime in Public Housing