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Violence in Our Streets: What Do I Do Now?

This past week, I remembered a conversation I had with one of my old police partners over 10 years ago, who ask, “Royce, why do you continue to live in that neighborhood?”  The thought that immediately ran through my mind was “because I have a home there.”  But, I understood he was really saying to me, “there is a better way to live.”  My answer was I grew up in this neighborhood.  My mother’s house is three blocks from where I live.  My church community is four blocks from where I live.  I know the …

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