Belltown hopes new park can curb violent crimes

There are 6 comments on the KOMO News story from Jan 23, 2013, titled Belltown hopes new park can curb violent crimes. In it, KOMO News reports that:

An early Tuesday morning shooting dealt another set-back to crime-fighting efforts in Belltown.

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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1 Jan 23, 2013
It's very rare, but it's actually easy to know why that area is bad, so very simple yet no one wants to see it. There is a very high concentration of drinking establishments there, not just bars but grills with alcohol. It's a well known cheap watering hole for drunks. The population of that area is also denser than most areas of the city, mix those two situations and you have a time bomb waiting to go off. Reduce the number of bars, and you will reduce the amount of crime there.

Since: Mar 10

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#2 Jan 25, 2013
KITTEN-I USED TO LIVE IN BELLTOWN BACK IN 2003 -THIS IS ABOUT MONEY MADE IN THE BARS -BUT THE ISSUE IS REALLY ABOUT SEATTLE BECOMING ANOTHER SAN FRANSISCO OR CHICAGO WHICH IS SLOWLY HAPPENING -FOR THE LIFE OF ME I WILL NEVER UNDERSTAND HOW YOU NW PEOPLES MANAGE TO BLAME YOURSELVES FOR THE PROBLEMS OTHERS BRING =MUST BE EASIER TO SELF DESTRUCT THEN TO DEAL WITH THE ISSUE?

Since: Mar 10

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#3 Jan 25, 2013
LIKE THE "CONCERNED CITIZENS" WHO FOLLOW THE BIG NASTY POLICE AROUND TO GET THEM ON FILM BEATING UP A LAW ABIDING CRIMINAL ? BECAUSE THEY KNOW IF THEY REPORT THE POLICE THEY DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE CRIMINALS BEATING THEM UP ??
IF PEOPLE WERE LOOKING OUT FOR THEIR OWN NEIGHBORHOODS AND THE CRIMES TAKING PLACE THERE THERE WOULDNT BE A NEED FOR THIS CALIFORNIA POLICE STATE ALL OVER AGAIN! BUT I KNOW BETTER

Since: Mar 10

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#4 Jan 25, 2013
KITTEN-YOU SEE HOW A LOT OF THE OLD COFFEE SHOPS ARE NOW TURNING INTO EITHER A LIQUOR STORE OR A POT SHOP ? I GUESS WHAT THAT COP IN CALI TOLD ME WAS RIGHT CALIFORNIANS ARE 10 YEARS AHEAD OF WASHINGTON ! AND IN THE RIGHT WAY TOOO! YAHOO!

Since: Mar 10

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#5 Jan 25, 2013
ITS AMAZING HOW YOU CAN MOVE HALF OF CALIFORNIA TO WASHINGTON AND THE SAME PROBLEMS HAPPEN ALL OVER AGAIN? IMAGINE THAT? ITS LIKE TOTALLY CRAZY! I DON'T KNOW WHY IT HAPPENS ITS LIKE EVERYWHERE I GO ITS LIKE WOW MAN LIKE TOTALLY!

Since: Apr 07

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#6 Feb 15, 2013
California stinks, just like you orkin33, pure ignorance is all you spout.
Blind hater.
Learn to type where it makes sense, you type in caps and act like a child.

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