ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(No location given: James Walker) The role of a non-profit organization Safe Streets Now in helping people rid their neighborhoods of crime by using small claims courts featured; one example from San Diego cited to show how "in union there is strength;" scenes shown from the San Diego motel, which is the source of criminal nuisance and from court, where the case was heard. [POLICEWOMAN, Safe Streets Now Bob HEIDER; in court, three PEOPLE, Berkshire Motel owner Paul WATTS - comment on this approach to crime.] The nationwide spread of Safe Streets Now to deal with community problems by threatening to sue owners explained and the need for private money to finance the organizations discussed.
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