Steven Greenhut: More to crime-fighti...

Steven Greenhut: More to crime-fighting than just hiring more cops

There are 2 comments on the The Wave story from Jan 12, 2013, titled Steven Greenhut: More to crime-fighting than just hiring more cops. In it, The Wave reports that:

SACRAMENTO As California's toughest cities struggle with violent crime, we are hearing a familiar refrain: "Hire more police officers." While more cops may be the right answer in some places, public officials need to consider a wider array of crime-fighting options and examine ways to stretch their existing budgets.

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David Solis

Tustin, CA

#1 Jan 16, 2013
If crime has gone down in cities, like city mayors claim, then shouldn't cities be reducing rather then increasing police personnel?

Police unions simply want to expand the police bureaucacy to protect their jobs and pensions

Halkyn, UK

#2 Jan 29, 2013
Blame the corrupt Californian law system.

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