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Dilworth to augment neighborhood police

Posted on 14 Apr 2008 by Jason Keath

Dilworth is the latest Charlotte neighborhood that hopes to hire moonlighting police to cut crime — or at least allay the fear of it.… In Dilworth, over Easter weekend, a man and woman walking down Worthington Avenue were assaulted at gunpoint. About three weeks ago, a couple fled a robbery attempt. In December, an employee of Owen’s Bagel & Deli on South Boulevard was carjacked.”

Read more by Greg Lacour at The Observer.

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  1. Matthew Tyndall 14 Apr 2008 at 3:51 PM

    It seems like the crime from the less developed areas of town are spilling over to the more affluent areas now. I really don’t think it is a matter of their not being enough police or security. I think there is a growing community problem and a huge rift being created between the poor areas and the rich areas. There is no buffer zone between the two so it is not surprising that it’s spilling over.

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