Thursday, April 22, 2021

Ward 1 Crime Forum Tonight

 Jackson Ward 1 Councilman Ashby Foote is hosting a community forum on crime tonight.  He invited several law enforcement officials and nightclub owners to attend.  More information is posted below.




25 comments:

Anonymous said...

Taking the under on if M Bar reps actually show up

Anonymous said...

Keep crime out of Northeast Jackson

Anonymous said...

If, by chance, they substantiate the "dope boys" relationship with Chok, please update to this blog.

Anonymous said...

Is this inside Ward 1?

Anonymous said...

Hey Ashby, I've got a wall you can borrow, just bring your head...

Anonymous said...

You're going to bring all those people together for ONE HOUR? You'll need at least three if you're going to let each of them speak for five minutes and then open up the floor to questions.

Anonymous said...

I would really like to know what this forum intends to accomplish that they’ve been unable to accomplish in Baltimore, Detroit, Atlanta, St. Louis, Cleveland, New Orleans, Chicago, DC, Memphis, and all of the other cities that top the list for crime and murder in the USA?

Anonymous said...

10:06 AM, agreed. 45 min if you subtract the pleasantries. 30 min if you subtract the farewell bidding at the end.

So, dedicating 30 min to solve the world's problems.

Anonymous said...

Arranging deck chairs on the titanic long enough for the richest residents of his ward sell their property for the least amount of loss.

Jackson is like a gangrenous foot. You Leftovers and Fondrenites need to cut your loses if you want to survive. You can’t save it Jackson. Do it now before you end up like the holdouts in South Jackson. The re-election of Antar should be the final wake up call.

Anonymous said...

Waste of time. I guarantee the same words will be spoken as we have heard before. Nothing anyone in that group can do will change anything, unless one is willing to say what the root cause is, This is a decades long problem beginning in the 1960s with LBJ’s great society and the welfare state. Too many fatherless homes, a breakdown in the family structure, children having children, which leads to all of the other problems, poor education, decaying social fabric of the community,I could go on and on. When children are raised with no structure, not learning the difference between right and wrong, no one that really cares about them, the results are what we have now. This is a problem that is generational and will take generations to change. So unless this group is willing to speak the truth they are wasting time.

Anonymous said...

I commend him for trying to do SOMETHING, for once.

Grammar Police said...

Headline written by the same person who engraved "Chowke" and designed the mayor's letterhead (Officer of the mayor)?

Should be: Join us for a community conversation with local businesses about crime.

Anonymous said...

Step one get the gun shows out of Jackson. These gun shows have destroyed the city. The only place these guns can be purchased is at a once a quarter swap meet where guns are sold for 50% more than normal and ammo is sold by the once like gold. It would make no sense to knock out windows and steal the guns. I bet all the car burglaries are stealing CD's and Cell Phones. Thugs want their guns for a premium and documented.

Anonymous said...

The obligatory Powerpoint will show:

Mayor's Real Time Crime Center in action (file photo)
White flight (false narrative)
Trump's fault
Gun shows

Missing will be:

Judge what's her name handing out blessings to violent felons
Kids raised by auntie/grandma
Drag racing while JPD officers smoke and joke on the sidelines
JPD officers with hands tied due to Chowke's progressive mandates
Racist city council attitudes towards white-owned businesses
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Anonymous said...

This is just playing Mister Rogers Land of Make Believe.
Why? Because you can’t say or do anything meaningful about the crime without being “offensive” so everyone will just pretend to do something that is really nothing and so nothing will change.

Anonymous said...

What it will take is drastic measures -- criminal profiling and stop-question-and-frisk tactics would go a long way. But, no politician has the stomach for it, and the media would fuel public crucifixion for any proponent. And, what LEO wants to approach a gang-banger's thumping car, knowing he's probably armed to the teeth?

Anonymous said...

A reasonable crime discussion in Jackson would need more than an hour.

Anonymous said...

What Jackson needs is one of those "common sense" crime discussions. "Common sense" is one of those progressive buzz words that means "we know what's good for you, so STFU."

In other news, Jackson has again been named #1 in America's list of third-world cities.

Anonymous said...

Jackson's crime problem is deeply rooted in it's "court" system. All one has to do is look at the existing "rap sheets" of the perps committing the violent crimes to find the real issue. Jackson voters apparently just like living in the debacle they've created.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Virgie will participate ?

After all, this also an issue for the Fondren and the Belhaven.

Anonymous said...

Hate that I couldn't make it. Guess they are wrapping it up by now. Film at 11 there Mr. Fish?

Anonymous said...

No need for a forum...

Just Keep Voting Democrat since its working so well.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Anonymous said...

Was anyone there that took video of the whole thing?

Anonymous said...

Definition of Insanity:

Continue to elect demorats and expect different results.

Anonymous said...

The meeting was held where no adjacent neighborhoods are affected one whit about what happens at the MBar,or much east of I-55.
If you'd held it at one of the hotels near the M-Bar, you might have gotten better attendance and a few ideas from those with enough personnel knowledge of the MBar to make cogent suggestions.

Frankly, we've too many guys who think packing a gun makes them more" manly".

A real man can use his brain better than his other body parts to solve disputes.

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