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Letter: Police should emulate Dimond Center security

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
    | Opinion
  • Updated: August 11, 2018
  • Published August 11, 2018

I am at the Dimond Center almost daily. I see the folks who work there and how hard they work to make it a safe, clean, welcoming place to come too. Security: These men and women are a deterrent to problems. I can park my car and know that there is security in a car driving around, watching. I can walk through the mall and know that I am safe. There is security watching, there are maintenance people keeping an eye out, there is a nice man at information desk that is mindful of everything.

Why would the Anchorage Police Department stick their nose into things and tell the security to be more tactful? Shame on APD; they should get their butts out on the roads and catch a few of these thieves. I have to keep a gun on the nightstand; I had to update the security cameras and put in motion detectors. Leave the Dimond Center alone — at least they are a safe place to go. APD should be visible and a deterrent, like the security at the Dimond Center.
— Lauren Rayfield

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