“I don’t know what is wrong with the young people, that they are killing each other,”
^^^ That right there is the problem. The disconnect that elected officials, law enforcement and many in the community have in regard to young people and a fundamental lack of understanding how years of neglect, strong arm tactics and disastrous polices created this environment and the crime/murder epidemic we’re experiencing today. You reap what you sow or as Malcolm said chickens are coming home to roost.
City residents hope crime prevention summit will dampen spiking violent crime
NORTH ST. LOUIS – A crime prevention summit was held Saturday in North St. Louis in an effort to stop the violence, “It’s very timely that we are having this event. We all have been shaken by the rash of violence that is happening in our community, said Sal Martinez. Some community leaders say it’s…