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September 29, 2010 | by Shawn J. Mayberry Contributor for ADENTRO DE PILSEN | State News
Over the past five years Pilsen has seen a decrease in crime and residents believe that this is due to the increase in diversity in the community and recent real estate developments. “Gentrification is helping decrease crime because of the kind of people that are moving into the area,”said Maria Torres, a representative from the Pilsen Alliance, which is a community organization that focuses on the development of the Pilsen area. continue reading »
In the third part of the operation last weekend, authorities worked in the Far South Side’s Calumet district, the West Side’s Harrison district and Northwest Side's Foster district. The strategy is to target high crime areas to lower violence by focusing in on gang violence and drugs. continue reading »