Treat our city's disease

Treat our city's disease

There are 2 comments on the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle story from Nov 30, 2013, titled Treat our city's disease. In it, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports that:

Rochester has a fatal disease, not a sickness. Drug markets have spread like a plague in inner-city neighborhoods, and people are dying.

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Rochester, NY

#1 Nov 30, 2013
The city officials have the idea of arrest our way out of drugs and violence. Duffy spend millions of State taxpayers' money with operation impact. Gave jobs to lawyers, police, jailers. Put a lot of people locked up. Lots of single families, welfare, children growing up in the hood. And that's the next generation of more of the same. CAN'T ARREST YOU'RE WAY OUT OF CITY BLIGHT.

Rochester, NY

#2 Nov 30, 2013
Violent Crime Stats for 2012.
NYC= 3.98 per 1000 residents. Victim chances=1 in 251.
Brooklyn = 6.78 per 1000 residents. chances=1 in 159.
Rochester = 9.63 per 1000 residents, chances = 1 in 104
(Neighborhood Scout)
Perception of violence? How about reality of violence.
Higher violence that both NYC and Brooklin.

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