Cameras Installed in Goose Creek Heights

May 11, 2016

A Davenport landlord hopes to make Goose Creek Heights a safer neighborhood with security cameras. Summer Ridge Apartments has partnered with the city, and they plan to finish installing them Thursday.

Paul Forkeotes owns Summer Ridge in Goose Creek Heights. He says the security cameras allow the neighborhood to be monitored 24/7. 

Summer Ridge began working on the camera project a couple weeks ago with the police department's NETS team, or Neighborhoods Enhanced Towards Success. The two groups started working together eight years ago.

Forkeotes says ten to fifteen years ago, crime was a constant problem in the Goose Creek neighborhood. 

The new security cameras in Davenport's Goose Creek Heights run along 61st Street and Western and go through a city park towards Brady Street.