Nov 21 2012
Here is the link to the new Positive Focus E-Newsletter: http://www.bruceharrell.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/PositiveFocus_November_2012.html
Below is an excerpt from the newsletter.
Have a great Thanksgiving!
Adding 21 Police Officers – Council’s Proactive Public Safety Strategy
On November 19, the City Council adopted the 2013-2014 City Budget. This completed the Council’s eight week process of examining the Mayor’s proposed budget and improving it. As public safety chair, my priority was focusing on adding more resources for public safety. I heard you loudly and clearly and acted to enhance public safety for all neighborhoods by adding 21 additional police officers and $1 million in additional funding for proactive policing emphasis patrols to prevent violent crimes. Emphasis patrols are a form of proactive hot-spot policing. There is strong empirical data that shows proactive emphasis patrols are effective in reducing crime. Read more
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