One Chaser looks into the growing violence in Jersey City
where an on-going shooting spree has residents calling for drastic measures,
even asking for the National Guard to step in.
She got a first-hand look at one of the worst cross-streets in America for
violence, Burlington and Lexington.
She talks to different community leaders
about the importance of public safety. Members
of the Jersey City Police Department claim that they are understaffed and need
help. The Mayor's office told her that
there have been 5 homicides in Jersey City this month alone, and 12 so far this
year and it's only August.
scared and children can't even play outside.
They are urging new administration to implement recreational opportunities
for the city's kids and new job training and opportunities to help get people
off the streets.