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WHO WILL RESTORE PEACE TO THE CITY?
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WHO WILL RESTORE PEACE TO THE CITY?

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It is perplexing to find out that the city you lived in for more than 20 years in peace is near collapse through illegal drug traffic and criminal activities. Greensboro is almost in siege as of this writing. Most residents' attitudes are changing from good to bad because of the distrust in the now-generation's criminal life-style. Who do we blame? The ``economy,' which is the No. 1 cause of destruction of lives in the nation.

The city government, community leaders, professionals and working-class people should come up with some vital solutions to solve these problems.Look at what is happening. Most elderly people are becoming prisoners in their own homes for fear of being mugged on the streets. Neighbors are becoming critical of each other because of illegal drug outbursts and distrust. The city is losing its friendly attitude. Pretty soon we'll have another New York City in North Carolina. Enough is enough.

We must fight back to regain our peaceful living style by increasing the number of police officers in the city. The presence of those police officers in the most troublesome areas will ward off criminals. Why should we sit and watch criminals take over the city? I am appealing to the city government, professionals, churches and community leaders to work together to restore peace in the city.

Glenn A. Sankoh\ Greensboro

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