Piedmont police Chief Rikki Goede speaks during a town hall meeting at the Piedmont Veterans Hall in Piedmont on Feb. 12, 2013. There were two home
Piedmont police Chief Rikki Goede speaks during a town hall meeting at the Piedmont Veterans Hall in Piedmont on Feb. 12, 2013. There were two home invasion robberies in Piedmont on Jan. 21, and several others since December. The chief gave tips on safety and how to help prevent home burglaries. On Monday, the City Council approved hiring two more officers, and two other new hires will begin their field training shortly. (Jane Tyska/Staff)