I just read an article on Securitymagazine.com that you may be interested in. One of the side effects of bad economy around Detroit area is the rise of crime. In order to prevent that, many Detroit residents are organizing themselves into neighborhood patrols and they claim that their efforts helped preventing the rise of criminal activity around the patrolled areas. In order to support neighborhood patrols, merchants started paying up to $2,000 a year for added security a few years ago.
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Facility and Campus Security do you support this? Many Detroit Residents Use Neighborhood Patrols