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CRIME PREVENTION TIPS
Something is going on that is "not quite right.'" but you're not sure if it
merits further attention or a call to the Department of Public Safety.
Don't take a chance if you see the following types of activity, report it
to the safety department at 763-1131.
"Activity: Slow moving vehicles. especially without lights, following
an i tmless or repetitive course.
Significance: This may mean a person is rasing a building for a
burglary or possible involvement in other crimes.
SA ctrivity: A person walking up and down hallways asking for some
one who does not live or work there.
Significance: This may mean a person is looking for unattended
* Activity: Property being removed from a building after normal
Significance: Burglary or theft in progress.
* Activity: Unfamiliar abandoned vehicle, old or new, with or
without license plates.
Significance: Possibly a stolen auto or one used during the commission
of a crime.
* Activity: Persons removing mechanical parts or accessories from
Significance: Theft or vandalism
Crime Prevention Tips appear every Friday courtese of Director
of Public Safety Leo Heatlev.
Soviet military leader
Doily Photo by DARRIAN SMITH"
A car gets towed from the front of Angell Hall by Brewer's towing. Towing cars for parking ticket evaders will r e tu rn s in
become obsolete if the city decides to use the Denver boot on car tires.
Ann AOrbor may revive Denver boot alr vi
coninuedfromPage i shakeup of the armed forces.
'Do not attempt to pull this dramatically returning ousted Mar-
vehicle." reads the sticker which is 'Nothing is happening yet but it will. Some shal Nikolai Ogarkov to the Soviet
appliedrto the vehicle with the oot. towed just litary leadership. informed sour-
Violators would he forced to pay a people feel having their car tw dis js a ces said yesterday.
booting fine and all outstanding harrassment.' The sources said Ogarkov, fired 10
tickets at the police department months ago from the position of Soviet
before the boot is removed. - CounCilmember Kathy Edgren chief of staff. was appointed com-
Assembly of the boot can be handled (D-Fif th Ward) mander of the Warsaw Pact force. He
by one enforcement officer and takes replaced Marshal Viktor Kulikov, 62.
seven to eight minutes. The same who was demoted to head a military
amount of time is needed to additionalboots at $500 each. The city of Saginaw began using the academy after holding the pact post
disassemble the device. If the council decides to use the Denver Boot method as an alternative for eight years.
THE PROBLEM with the old boot. the transportation department to towing in February 1982. Saginaw AT THE same time, the sources
system was that the Parking recommends a self-supporting City Treasurer Harvey . Hauben- saidfOgarkov regained the post of first
Violations Bureau closed at 5p.m.. so program whereby booting or towing stricker said. "The boot has solved deputy defense minister that he lost
enforcement personnel couldn't take chargeswould average$30. our problem of the very bad violators when he was ousted, making him one
off the boots at night or in the early "Nothing is happening yet but it those having 75-110 outstanding of the country's chief military
morning. To take care of that. the city will. Some people feel having their car tickets. The use of the boot cured policy makers.
would hire an additional full-time per- towed is just a harassment.' Edgren them in a hurry." There was no official confirmation
son to provide additonal coverage said In Saginaw the problem of of the reports on the shakeup, which
from 4 p:m. to midnight. Robbins In fiscal year 1983-84. 3556 vehicles detaching the boot on vehicles after 5 included the retirement of several
said. At a cost of $35,000 a year, the were towed by the city. and 29 percent p.m. was solved by having the police other senior military officers includ-
additional enforcement officer would of those could have been booted. Rob- department take over the task. "They ing Marshal Vladimir Tolubko as
release vehicles booted before 5 p.m. bins said. The rest were parked weren't too happy but they did it chief of the Soviet strategic forces and
and search for other parking illegally and had to he moved. anyway." Haubenstricker said. Gen. Alexei Yepichev, who was the
Another cost would be buying six H APPEN INGS'
political chief of the armed forces.
Western diplomats said such a
shakeup would indicate that Gor-
bachev had taken firm control of the
country's military as well as political
0(SARKOm, known to be a har-
dliner, was ousted last September by
the late Presidnet Konstantin Cher-
nenko. Several Western experts
believed he was removed because he
opposed Chernenko's more con-
ciliatory line toward the United States
and the resumption of the Geneva
Officials said at the time that
Ogarkov had been transferred to
other duties and some reports said he
had been given command of troops in
the western Soviet Union, although
this was never confirmed.
Ogarkov, assessed by military ex-
perts as a man with in-depth
knowledge of defense issues, is.
perhaps best known to the world for
his skillful defense at a press con-
ference of the Soviet shooting-down of
a Korean air liner two years ago.
THERE WAS some speculation the
return of Ot'hpRc. could signal
tougher Soviet arms policies. In a hook
published last month entitled
"History Teaches Vigilance"
(Ogarkov argued that the United
States was the greatest threat to the
He said the Kremlin should combat,
President Reagan's attempts to
achieve military superiority by in-
proving not only its military but also
its economic preparedness.
The shakeup came on the heels of
similar top and lower-level changes in
the Communist Party and the gover-
nment . which began when Gorbachev
came to power four months ago.
The changes have gathered
momentum over the past few weeks
as Gorbachev seeks to remove the old.
corrupt, and inefficient for positions
of responsibility and replace them
with younger, dynamic men in his ef-
fort to get the country moving aain.
The Latin American Solidarity Committee and
the Interfaith Council on Peace will hold a birth-
day party today at 11 a.m. in Sen. Carl Purcell's
offices. They'll be celebrating the sixth anniver-
sary of the Nicaraguan revolution. A birthday
cake will be served, and there will be talks by
Peter Rossett. Rev. James Lewis, among others.
Purcell's office is at 361 W. Eisenhower Park-
way. Car pools will be leaving from the side door
of the Union at 10:45 a.m.
Ann Arbor Film Co-op - Simon of the Desert. 7
p.m.: Viridiana. 8 p.m.. Tristana. 9:40 p.m.
('inemaTs wit Mr. Lucky ,7:30 p.n, lis Girl
F-riday,.9:15 p.m .Nat. Set. Aud.
Cinema Guide - Rebel Without a Cause. 7:30
and 9:30 p.m.. MLB 4.
Michigan Theater Foundation - Gone tith
the Wind, 7 p.m. Michigan Theater.
Top of the Park - Coser girl, dusk, Power
Japanese Film Society- Akahige, 8 p.n
Hale Auditorium. Business School.
Astrofest Still pictures and film of Earth
taken from space, 7:t30 p.m.. MILB 3.
Ann Arbor Public Library -Doctor DeSoto.
and 'orduro%. t1a m.. and :3 pm .Meeting
Room of the Main Librars.
School of Music. Academy of Early Music
che Musicf France. 8 p.m.. St. Andrews Chur-
Chinese Students Christian Fellowship 7::30
p.m.. Packard Rd: Baptist Church.
Korean Christian Fellowship - Bible Study. 9
p Cm..tampon (hapel.
International Students Fellowship - 7 p m
:Microcomputer Education Center
workshops, Lotus 1-2-3 Pt. Ili. 8:30 a.n ..Intro
to MS-DOS 1 p.m ,311:1 School of Education
WCBN "Arts and Idea.'6p.m..88 :.1FM