It is such a relief! The other day, I read in the News-Press about how
the crime rate in our city is much lower than before, and I am very proud
of our law enforcement in this city.
It is time to commend Chief of Police Russell Silverling and his
police force for such a great job in handling the safety and protection
of our citizens.
The police report section of the News-Press is very valuable
information as to what is going on in this city, besides the larger
crimes that are in the news. It gives us information on crimes that are
not easily noticed but exist, such as car smashing of windows, drug
smokers, drivers without licenses, shoplifting, assaults, etc. Please
read this column each day, and you will know what is going on in our
neighborhoods, and please report them.
Thanks to our groups of crime prevention, Neighborhood Watch and those
individuals who watch for these happenings and report them immediately to
I want to thank Chief Silverling for giving us a safe city to live in
and enjoy. He attends to your problems and replies. I know it. I wrote
him about a concern in my neighborhood and he immediately solved my
You asked us not to be shy to express our thoughts. This is an
important one because it shows our appreciation for work done by our