In Buffalo, Allentown residents express concerns for neighborhood |

In Buffalo, Allentown residents express concerns for neighborhood |

Here is a short news clip that commonly summarizes neighborhood issues. Quality of Life and crime. This is what concerns people.

Important crime-fighting strategies: Broken Windows Policing, Community Policing, Problem Solving, and Hot Spots. If a police department applied these 4 policing strategies they would immediately knock down Quality of Life issues and Crime were the community would feel instant results.

The neighborhood would be grateful and the police would feel a sense of accomplishment.
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Ten Plagues of California Are Turning The Golden State into a Third-World Hell Hole | VodkaPundit

In your typical Third-World megalopolis, basic city functions fall into disrepair, while once-eradicated diseases run rampant — and the local bigwig boasts about saving the world. Los Angeles is quickly becoming a typical Third-World megalopolis, and the rest of the state isn’t far behind. Yeste…
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San Francisco’s BART “Blitz” Demonstrates Effectiveness Of Broken Windows.

This is an excellent example of Broken Windows Theory working in the real world. Awesome!

San Francisco’s BART “Blitz” Demonstrates Effectiveness Of Broken Windows.
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Here are additional stories on Broken Windows Theory:

How NY became Safe

Who Saved NY

Cops Who Confiscated Bikes Carried Out ‘Racist Policy’ — And Don’t Even Know the Law They Cited – Streetsblog New York City

This is part of the Broken Windows approach to policing.

The second link is allegedly an interview with a NYPD officer.

Better walking, biking, and transit for the five boroughs
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The NYPD officer interview can be accessed HERE

Combating Prostitution – No Right Turn?

Los Angles is trying to combat prostitution with “No Right Turn” signs.

It is a creative way to disrupt the prostitution activity by preventing the solicitor and the prostitute from quickly leaving the main street by taking a quick right turn onto a secondary neighborhood street where the negotiation can be finalized or the sex act can take place.  This is a good example of combining Broken Windows policing and Problem Solving.  The article can be found HERE