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After sharp decline, crime climbs back to pre-pandemic levels

Original post made on May 20, 2020

Reports of crimes, which dropped during the first weeks of the coronavirus shutdown, are trending back upward in three Midpeninsula cities, daily police records show.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 18, 2020, 11:23 AM

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Posted by Billy bob
a resident of Bailey Park
on May 20, 2020 at 6:52 am

Hire more police and spend less money on the homeless

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Posted by Hire professionals
a resident of Rex Manor
on May 20, 2020 at 9:46 am

"Hire more police"

Criminals kill 20k per year.

Covid killed 100,000 so far.

Spend less on cops and more on public health.

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Posted by MV Observer
a resident of Cuesta Park
on May 27, 2020 at 9:04 am

SIP mandates have reduced residential burglaries and street crimes considerably because more people are at home keeping an eye on things and there is less foot traffic on the city streets.

We do not need more police officers until the epidemic fades and as far as public health is concerned, regular & available testing should be made available to all in addition to wearing facemasks in public to protect oneself and others.

The SF Bay Area is not a 'podunk' region like many areas in the bible belt/red states where blind faith & overall ignorance reign supreme.

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