Springfield Neighborhood Block Watch Gathers to Combat Drug-Related Crime

springfield justice centerProactive residents in Springfield took their first steps toward establishing clear cut community watch programs in different neighborhoods around town in an effort to curtail the growing gang and drug activity.
An estimated 25 participants met Tuesday with the Springfield Restorative Justice Center to lay the groundwork for neighborhood block volunteers in every corner of town. Representatives from Wall Street to Spencer Hollow Road to the downtown business district have offered to serve as part of the community watch, which organizers hope grow into a large scale effort where Springfield residents become more involved in their town. This story from the Eagle Times.

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