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Citizens Concerned With Rise In Criminal Activity

March 14th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

As the Cumberland Mayor and City Council begin looking at possible spending reductions and budget cuts over the course of the next few months- there is not a great deal of support of reducing the manpower of resources for police and fire. Although emergency management and law enforcement make up the overwhelming amount of the operating budget- City Councilwoman Mary Beth Pirolozzi says that the number one concern, most often relayed to her from citizens centers on the rise in criminal activity in the area…


2 Responses to “Citizens Concerned With Rise In Criminal Activity”

  1. March 14, 2012 at 9:26 am, Susie Gaither said:

    How can we help make the mall a better place to shop? The children are getting out of hand . Friday and Saturday night is a horror! A fight between 2 14 year olds broke out last friday night right beside the mcdonlds rest. Parents we need support , help


  2. March 14, 2012 at 10:56 pm, robin busch said:

    I have no clue if this can be put into effect: but, I think due to the overcrowding and unsupervised teenagers maybe a rule should be put into effect stating all minors well, maybe under age of 16, should not be allowed to hang at the mall without their parents or guardians. I too was at Walmart last friday and saw a big group of teenagers hanging out in the toy dept and I believe they had to be told by a Walmart employee to leave, and the loud bad language many of them were using as they were leaving had me wishing I knew who their parents was so I could fill them in on the way the y behaved in public. Too many parents have blinders on thinking their children don’t disrespect others as they do in public.


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