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Why I’ll Never Dial 911

Some police chiefs have worried about a decline in crime reporting. In some at-risk neighborhoods and in some situations, it’s not hard to understand why cops aren’t called when an emergency happens, argues a TCR columnist.

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Study: Crime Drops When Neighborhoods Get a Makeover

A combination of hot-spot policing and a redevelopment project resulted in crime reduction by as much as 49 percent in one at-risk community. The study of Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood underlines the link between community participation, improved real estate and public safety.