“Part of the plan calls for reaching out to gang members and known troublemakers to let them know that the pressure is going to be turned up on them if they don’t straighten up.”
They say this every year. And things get worse.
“Social programs would then be made available to get them jobs.”
TRANSLATION They’ll throw more money at Better Family Life
“They would also be able to recommend the program to others responsible for trouble to get them to turn their lives around too.”
^^^ Really? That would be laughable if it wasn’t so incredibly unbelievable.
They don’t have a pulse on the community, let along gangs. They keep creating programs for Better Family Life and those outside the community who feed off our suffering. They need to bring others to the table, innovators, people who have a pulse on the community, an understanding of what we’re dealing with and have the ear of the streets instead of these self anointed movement leaders, clergy, nonprofits and opportunists.
Board of Aldermen President calls for city to adopt his crime-fighting plan
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is calling on the city to adopt a crime-fighting plan he says has cut crime up to 50 percent in other cities where it’s been used. He says the plan once called Boston Ceasefire has the backing of the Justice Department. Reed says a lot o…