Look to successful U.S. cities for ideas to reduce crime closer to home

In Richmond, CA, officials have implemented a successful program to reduce violence without the cost of hiring more police.

A safer Surrey? Possibly.

Richmond, California was one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S., with a high homicide rate and excessive street crime.

Evidently in Richmond, city officials have implemented a successful program to reduce the violence, without the high cost of hiring additional police officers.

This brings to mind Surrey. Perhaps if the City of Surrey adopted a similar program, it would have a dramatic effect on increasing public safety.

Here is a link to a news article regarding the Office of Neighborhood Safety: http://bit.ly/1uBlQGp

 

Sylvia Lambert, White Rock

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