Give a round of applause for good, old-fashioned feet on the street

July 31st, 2007

According to this story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel non-fatal shootings in Milwaukee are down 22%:

An anti-crime initiative that put Milwaukee police on patrol in some of the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods this summer received credit on Monday for a nearly 22% drop in non-fatal shootings as well as a decrease in overall homicides during 2007.

Next time someone tries to tell you that you have to attack root causes before you can reduce crime, generic cialis no rx remind them what Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett said:

“We have put dozens of police officers on the street. I think that they have been successful in helping us to reduce the violence in the city.”

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