NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

 

Rex Reynolds                         Wendell Johnson

       Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  
 

                      

Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
     (256) 427-7157             (256) 746-4111          (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503

            

                              

Huntsville Police to Enforce Bicentennial Park Rules

 

Huntsville, Alabama (August 9, 2005) Now that the celebration is complete, the preservation of Huntsville’s Bicentennial Park has begun. The Huntsville Police Department in conjunction with other city agencies want to ensure the park is preserved for citizens and not destroyed by vandals. Police Officers have already stepped up patrols in the area including other sites in downtown Huntsville.

 

Police Chief Rex Reynolds said the City will enforce a “Zero” tolerance on vandalism,  and any other activities that damage the Bicentennial Park. Police enforcement will include uniformed patrol vehicles and Bike Units in and around the downtown area. Video cameras are being used to monitor traffic and ensure citizens comply with city ordinances regarding skate boards, skates, bikes and the use of other items that could damage tiles or brick sidewalks.