Oak Park calls on T.O. volunteers

Goal is better crime prevention


 

Oak Park residents concerned about crime can rest a bit easier. Starting July 1, volunteers from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office began patrolling the community. The service is an extension of Volunteers in Policing (VIP), a program that puts citizens trained in public safety to work on the streets of Thousand Oaks.

Seema Chandra, chair of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Committee, the community’s governing body, said residents had voiced concerns that their eastern Ventura County com...

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