June 19 -- The Tallahassee crime rate, especially the rate for violent offenses, is
embarrassing, ominous and unacceptable. Many good suggestions have been made to deal with the problem, but I must agree with Merry Ann Frisby (“Jobs are key to stopping cycle of
violence,” June 10) who said that employment is the key.
All persons in our community who are able to work should have a living-wage job. It is easy
to see that this goal will not be achieved by the private sector alone. The community,
working through its government, needs to make it happen. What can and should the city of
Tallahassee do? I have an idea. >>View Article