Maybe 'Nuisance' is a Gross Understatement
- fwd on 'surveillance', I spoke about limited term/neutral
surveillance - NOT run by the police, but under neighborhood sponsor to
support residents at risk in their homes and on their street. Can you
differentiate? Reality problem solve?
I think this forward speaks to the issue, as long as the problem is some
one elses. I don't send the entire forward - you don't deserve it.
> It's seems clear to me that most of the people in this city are very
> willing to let other parts of the city ROT just so long as it doesn't
> spill out and about to the rest of their good safe places. As if there
> must be some exisiance of crime, the drugdealers must be somewhere, and
> you'll tolerate it so long as they are well tucked in over there by
> those other people.
> If every second house surrounding your house had been robbed in the
> last month, if you and your neighbors had been subjected to heckeling
> such as "what are you doing down here honkey" while walking down your
> street, if YOU HAD SEEN THAT KID BLEEDING AND CONVUSLING IN THE STREET,
> you wouldn't bat an eye at the idea of maybe, just maybe, setting up a
> little video camera to maybe, just maybe, finally have some hard proof
> of something which would really get some characters off
> the street you own a home on.