ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The problem of how to reduce crime and the fear of crime in residential neighborhoods introduced.
(Charlotte, North Carolina: James Walker) The transformation of Genesis Park in Charlotte, North Carolina, in which a violent neighborhood was turned into a peaceful community featured; details given of the police crackdown on the drug trade, the eviction of undesirable tenants and low income mortgages for families. [Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Pat TYNAN, Housing Partnership Pat GARRETT, two WOMEN - explain the actions taken in the neighborhood.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The decline in crime in Genesis Park since the program began noted.
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