Removing Basketball Hoops In Parks: H...

Removing Basketball Hoops In Parks: Has It Deterred Crime?

There are 1 comment on the Patch.com story from Sep 17, 2013, titled Removing Basketball Hoops In Parks: Has It Deterred Crime?. In it, Patch.com reports that:

Forbes blogger, Bob Cook, who is also an Oak Lawn resident, weighed in on the prospect recently suggested at a park board meeting of taking down the basketball hoops at local parks as a public safety measure and less enticing to non-residents and others prone to misusing the parks and disturbing nearby residents.

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D L VERES

South Holland, IL

#1 Sep 18, 2013
The problem is not with the hoops, but with the non-residential use.

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