Battle Creek crime

6:37 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Battle Creek meeting on crime numbers and police department

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Commissioners and residents debate rankings which show high crime rate in Battle Creek. Discussion of police department gets heated.
For more than two hours Monday the Battle Creek City Commission and 100 residents talked about crime and the police department. "I think we got a lot of issues on the table and sometimes you have to do that," Mayor Susan Baldwin said after adjournment. "We heard different sides and concerns."
6:46 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Crime is subject of Battle Creek Commission workshop

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Rankings indicating high crime rate have raised concerns among Commissioners
Crime - real or imagined - is on the table at a Battle Creek city commission workshop Monday. The commission will discuss not just crime in the city but the perception of crime in the city, according to City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama. "The plan is to talk about some of the rankings like from Forbes and NeighborhoodScout."
9:30 pm
Sun February 10, 2013

Battle Creek's north gateway fights crime, blight

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Business owners say proactive policing has held crime rate down. But they say city can do more.
Among Battle Creek's heaviest traveled roads, Northeast Capital is in need of the most help.