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Neighborhood Conference: Crime and safety

Betsy Pickle
Features columnist

Note: The city’s recent Neighborhood Conference drew more than 700 citizens to the Knoxville Convention Center to gather information on how to improve their communities. With 30-odd breakout sessions in three time slots, no one could possibly absorb everything, but the Shopper will be offering a look into three workshops that offered some of the basic and most popular subjects.

Concern about crime unites neighborhoods in every geographic and economic area of Knoxville and Knox County. The workshop “Getting Organized To Fight Crime” brought together city and county law-enforcement officials and neighborhood leaders to talk about problems, successes and strategies.

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