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Police Priorities

Letter to the Editor | Wednesday, September 6, 2006

It seems to me that the biggest problem facing the crime and citation controversy surrounding off-campus housing is poor prioritizing by the South Bend Police Department. If the SBPD has enough time and resources to check the Internet to find out when and where a party occurs, then why do they not have enough manpower to stop (or at least curtail) the recent series of robberies and assualts against students?

There are certainly worse things that could happen than some college students drinking and listening to music – things such as muggings and armed robberies. The students of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s contribute put in an enormous amount of service hours in the community, and we are repaid like this? This appears more than a little unfair to me.

Christopher Tillett


Alumni Hall

Sept. 5