Tag Archives: homelessness

EPD Leadership Plan

The essence of community policing is for the police to work with, and police from, the perspective of the community in the most professional way possible. Part of this means making decision to transform police organizations to be transparent, fair … Continue reading

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#GoFundBetty

There is a great deal of interest in reducing the homeless population here in Eureka. Reading posts in the LOCO and talking to people around town, it is obvious that people want solutions.  Now members of the business community created … Continue reading

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Dog Gone It!

Many people, including my wife, like doges better than humans. Dogs love without prejudice or being judgmental.  They are loyal and faithful; all they ask for in return is a little affection and food.  They are often considered family.  Our … Continue reading

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Weary Not…

Weary not in doing good, as an old Hebrew Proverb says, but it’s tough to remember day after day when you are dealing with difficult populations such as an entrenched homeless population. EPD, Park and Recreation and other City staff … Continue reading

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Homeless Policy Defined

Should the police lead the effort to reduce homelessness? Will enforcement of minor statutes reduce the presence of homeless people in Eureka? Out of frustration many citizens want zero tolerance, that is focused and rigorous tactics to “harass” the homeless … Continue reading

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