Letter: City Council should focus on fighting crime

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[Regarding “Buncombe Sheriff: Crime Is Decreasing Outside Asheville,” Oct. 25, Xpress]

I’m concerned about our City Council. To me, crime should be their No. 1 subject. Yet I see bike lanes being added when we could use that money to fight crime. They could give our underpaid police a raise, and that might attract more applicants.

We can’t fight crime without a strong police force. That should be Council’s No. 1 priority. I am a bit disappointed in our Council.

— Jack Lowell


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3 thoughts on “Letter: City Council should focus on fighting crime

  1. indy499

    Bike lanes and proclamations about things that aren’t Asheville related is where council spends its time.

  2. Enlightened Enigma

    This has been their DNC dictated agenda cooperation, like so many other democrat controlled cities across America.
    Remember evil democrats like George Soros, mainly, have caused this situation and Soros just gave the Asheville reparationists another $130,000…

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