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Police Chief speaks Thursday at Patriots meeting
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Manteca’s Chief Police Chief Nick Obligacion is speaking Thursday, March 13, at a meeting of the Manteca Patriots from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari at the Manteca Golf Course on North Union Road.

Some of the topics the Chief is expected to cover include:

the recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on concealed carry weapons

Manteca’s crime stats and both what is making a difference and the challenges ahead

 the impacts of the prison realignment
recidivism and how long various arrests keep prior offenders off the street’

public surveillance and its potential application in Manteca

home surveillance and alarm systems

Neighborhood Watch groups

You can also ask your own questions of the chief. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Obligacion took over as chief in February of 2012. He was already a 20-year veteran of the Manteca Police Department having served as a police officer, K-9 officer, motor officer, motor sergeant, SWAT team member, SWAT team leader, tactical commander, and sergeant. He came to Manteca from Monterey County where he served as a deputy sheriff.