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Oregon Neighborhood Aims To Stop Crime

June 19, 2013 by  

Oregon Neighborhood Aims To Stop Crime
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The old saw that when seconds count a cop is only minutes away has never been truer than now, as cash-strapped cities cut back their police presence.

To combat crime, neighborhoods in Oakland, Calif., Atlanta and Detroit, to name just a few, have hired private firms to patrol their neighborhoods. But residents of Clackamas County, Ore., are an independent lot. They think they have a better way.

Frustrated by an increase in petty crime, they’ve decided to forgo calling police and have taken to arming themselves. But so criminals won’t be surprised, they’ve put flyers out advertising their new policy.

“We’re starting a new group,” Coy Toloman told The Daily Mail. “We don’t feel neighborhood watch is sufficient, and we don’t feel the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is sufficient.”

Toloman and some of her neighbors have taken classes and obtained concealed carry permits and formed what they’re calling a Glock Block. Their flyer reads, “This is a Glock Block. We don’t call 911.”

Toloman, who joined the group after a thief stole a prized statue off her front porch while she was home, says she hopes criminals will see the flyer and go somewhere else. But if not, “I will defend my home,” she said.

Criminals beware.

Bob Livingston

is an ultra-conservative American who has been writing a newsletter since 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

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  • Allen Runyon

    Sounds like a great idea. This is something more community’s should look into. We need to start looking after our on stuff and that of our neighbors. Instead of expecting someone else to do it for us.

  • http://shadow1776.wordpress.com shadow1776

    Thats the way America was meant to be. Friends and family, watching out for each other. Keep it up and set an exaple.

  • http://www.talkabouttowns.com bruno

    Any movement from dependence to independence is a welcome and hopeful sign. Americans need that awakening!

  • Fed up

    Wait until Eric and Barack find out they are planning to “defend their homes.”

  • Elijah Phillips

    Im glad folks are stepping up and protecting themselves, homes, and family. I too have a sign similar posted on my porch and at the start of my drive. These folks deserve a pat on the back!

  • dave

    this is a positive movement. independence from gov’t

  • Unkle Tony

    I think the police are just as fed up with reduced police coverage as the public is. I just hope everyone remembers that it goes THINK, aim, then squeeze trigger only if necessary.

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