BETTER MANAGED COPS WILL SPOOK AND CATCH BURGLARS!!
Greetings, Lee Hermiston, The Gazette CEDAR RAPIDS and all—
Your 375 word Plague of Cedar Rapids burglaries article, in the 12-25-15 Gazette was almost profound. You reported Coralville Police Lt. Shane Kron said:
'We're not going to catch them, typically, driving down the street. The odds are against us. ...” DUH!
The same applies in Cedar Rapids and Marion.
So it’s blatantly obvious, cop management needs to improve what cops are doing, since numbers of successful burglaries are up in all cities.
Why didn’t you ask cop management why they won’t develop the reputation for staking out in, and stealthily prowling around, homes? This would force the burglars to guess which home is safe to rob! You know they won’t like that, Lee!! They like to make safe robberies.
Stealthy cop patrols as suggested herein would reduce robberies by at least 40% in one year.
Management should put many cops in plain clothes and stealthy activities. Cop management ought to be at least as smart and stealthy as the burglars, don’t you agree, Lee?—once you give it some serious thought!
And it’s certainly obvious that what cop management has the cops doing isn’t working—and what the burglars are doing is working VERY well!!!!
Call the police departments and complain about burglaries and they will say what residents can do better rather than what they will do better--just as you reported in your article!
Please forward this post to all cop managers you interviewed—and their superiors as well. Do metro area residents a favor for the Christmas Season by creating awareness!!
It’s not a cop problem, it’s a cop management problem, Lee—starting with Mayor Corbett and other mayors and City Hall top brass.
And forward it to Gazette management so just maybe, they will expect reporters to ask public servants and officials about solutions, rather than deviously reporting to make problems look hopeless for existing public school ‘educated’ officials to solve. Sigh!!
Finally. It appears the burglars dropped out of school and fully developed their minds on their own, in the school of hard knocks and connecting dots, uninhibited and unimpaired by boring, mind numbing, failed public schools!
Ask Bill Gates or Richard Branson about the schools and then study the contents of this website.
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