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Statement of James K Stewart Before the Regional Plan Association, New York, NY, December 2, 1985

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The National Institute of Justice and the private sector of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx have cooperated in developing a downtown security program designed to reduce crime and the fear of crime.
A package of measures has produced both short-term and long-term benefits to the downtown areas. The measures include dense development; housing and mixed-use development; evening activities; major downtown events; foot patrol; the use of private security for certain tasks; downtown councils and associations; and cooperation among police, business, and policymakers. Another measure is the development of special assessment districts to generate additional funds for security.

Date Published: January 1, 1985