Housing Anti-Crime Program Works in California

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http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20030626-9999_1m26nocrime.html The apartment complex in El Cajon, near San Diego, was a legendary crime hub overrun with dope dealers and gangs that drained law enforcement resources for years. "It was a dump," Mayor Mark Lewis said. "A crime-ridden, roach-infested dump. We thought about renumbering it 911." The San Diego Union-Tribune says brazen thugs regularly bombarded cops with bottles and rocks from a second-story walkway overlooking a center courtyard and a mold-filled swimming pool. A . . .

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