Why not just ask an officer for data on crimes?

2013-03-31T00:00:00Z Why not just ask an officer for data on crimes? nwitimes.com
March 31, 2013 12:00 am

The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute wants a $300,000 grant to map the high crime areas in Hammond, East Chicago and Gary, and the chiefs think this is a great thing?

Can't you just ask any officer from any of these departments and they could tell you this information? Or shouldn't the chiefs and their staffs who already draw a salary be able to come up with this information?

Just another example of wasting taxpayers money on foolish federal grants!

- Kevin Toth, St. John

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