EDINA, Minn. (WCCO) — Edina metropolis leaders shared their security issues Tuesday, and the methods they’re going to forestall them from getting worse.
Residents organized a gathering to debate the crime plaguing their neighborhood, together with carjackings and break-ins.
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Edina Mayor Jim Hovland and different metropolis officers heard the neighborhood’s issues, and mentioned they’re assembly within the coming days with neighboring cities for extra collaborative methods to forestall crime.
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“We have to tamp down this crime and get life again to regular,” Hovland mentioned. “We wish folks in our city to dwell like they need to dwell.”
The town additionally launched its new SafeCam program Tuesday, which give residents and companies the chance to register their safety cameras with the police division with a view to assist detectives rapidly monitor down footage when crimes happen.
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The Hennepin County Lawyer’s Workplace additionally introduced Tuesday that it’s dedicating two prosecutors to focus on carjackings. The workplace can be offering an advocate for victims, and extra employees to assist prepare and share data with the neighborhood and police.