Councilman Bob Pacheco met with Walnut Sheriff Captain Scroggin along with Neighborhood Watch leaders and local residents last Thursday evening and again Friday afternoon to discuss concerns for public safety. The Captain assured the community that the crime rates in Walnut are very low and that the City Council has authorized additional sheriff patrols throughout the city. More than 50 residents attended the meetings and were receptive to and grateful for the information provided. Bob Pacheco stated that the extra patrols had resulted in several arrests. A number of citizens voiced their appreciation of the additional protection.