Followup: Newark NJ Citizen Patrols

This is a worthy of a repeat blog entry.  Mayor Cory Booker of Newark has organized citizen night patrols to help fight crime.  I just think this is great and a real example of the type of leadership we need in our urban areas.   I don’t know how effective this has been in actually reducing crime as … Continue reading

Civilians Acting to Keep Criminals in Check in Newark NJ

Engaging citizens in the fight against crime is the only effective means to combat it and it looks like Newark  New Jersey’s greatest cheerleader, Mayor Cory Booker, is doing just that in organizing civilian patrols of rough neighborhoods.    I read about this being attempted  in Philadelphia a couple a years ago,  but never heard of what the exact … Continue reading