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Menlo Park's violent crime rate declines over 13 years

Original post made on Mar 19, 2020

Menlo Park's violent crime rate has been showing a downward trend since 2007, according to Police Department crime statistics released recently that cover the last 16 years.

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Posted by Alan
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Mar 19, 2020 at 12:03 pm

I've seen dramatic changes in Belle Haven over time - 25 years ago, when I was house sitting, I saw people dealing drugs with impunity from the grassy median on Ivy Avenue - at 3 p.m. in the afternoon. The police deserve a fair share of the credit for these improvements. I hope it continues to be a safe home for the wide variety of people who live here.

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Posted by well regulated militias
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 19, 2020 at 12:46 pm

But I keep hearing scare stories from the fringe posters - gotta get a gun and defend against the hordes.

Good job, MPPD.

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Posted by Menlo Voter.
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Mar 19, 2020 at 3:53 pm

Gentrification has benefits.

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