Chester residents want more than a curfew to curb violence
As talks of a curfew resume in Chester, residents of the Delaware County city want more from law enforcement than the hard-to-enforce restriction.
The Delaware County Times interviewed Chester residents who are fed up with the city’s violence and the seemingly small steps to curb it.
As summer looms, city council is considering a list of things to keep people busy during the warm months, and revisiting the 9 p.m. to 6 p.m. curfew the city issued for a time last summer.
But residents say they want more aggressive action from the city in pursuing criminals and drug dealers.
Feed the Feed: How effective do you think a curfew can be in preventing violence?
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