Kingsboro group sets good example
Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 3, 2005
Any Suffolk neighborhood concerned about crime would do well to follow the example of the Kingsboro Civic League.
On Sunday, reporter Jason Norman wrote about the Crime Watch program in Kingsboro. Residents routinely patrol the neighborhood looking for anything out of the ordinary and immediately report it to the police.
Over the years Kingsboro Crime Watchers have helped nab shoplifters from the Fresh Pride grocery store, stopped car thieves from stealing cars from a dealership and even aided police on a drug bust.
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Many people profess to be for taking personal responsibility and not relying on government to meet all our needs. However, for most of us, that means watching what we eat and drink and our personal finances. The Kingsboro Civic League has taken the concept of personal responsibility a step further and are ensuring that they are making their neighborhood a better, safer place to live.