A spate of shootings in Westport has resulted in more than a dozen injuries and escalating fears about public safety. One proposed solution — privatizing the streets so people can be checked for weapons —is an extreme remedy rife with the potential for stoking racial tensions.
A spate of shootings in Westport has resulted in more than a dozen injuries and escalating fears about public safety. One proposed solution — privatizing the streets so people can be checked for weapons —is an extreme remedy rife with the potential for stoking racial tensions. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
A spate of shootings in Westport has resulted in more than a dozen injuries and escalating fears about public safety. One proposed solution — privatizing the streets so people can be checked for weapons —is an extreme remedy rife with the potential for stoking racial tensions. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

Editorial: Privatizing streets isn’t the solution to Westport crime problem

July 19, 2017 06:37 PM