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EAST END RESIDENTS TO HIRE SECURITY GUARDS

East End residents agreed Sunday night to hire private security guards to patrol their residential neighborhoods in an effort to end the crimes and burglaries in that part of the island.
Bids will be solicited to procure security patrols from the entrance to Vessup Bay Estates through the Cabrita Point, Cowpet Bay and Deck Point areas.
Police response time is lacking, as are regular patrols, participants said. While the police force may be strapped financially, residents feel that "enough is enough" and have decided to make neighborhood safety a high priority.
Residents have been identified to make regular patrols, Crime-Watch signs will go up and residents will work with police to make sure addresses are identifiable.
Residents said they want to get the message out that the neighborhood is alert and on the lookout for potential lawbreakers.

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East End residents agreed Sunday night to hire private security guards to patrol their residential neighborhoods in an effort to end the crimes and burglaries in that part of the island.
Bids will be solicited to procure security patrols from the entrance to Vessup Bay Estates through the Cabrita Point, Cowpet Bay and Deck Point areas.
Police response time is lacking, as are regular patrols, participants said. While the police force may be strapped financially, residents feel that "enough is enough" and have decided to make neighborhood safety a high priority.
Residents have been identified to make regular patrols, Crime-Watch signs will go up and residents will work with police to make sure addresses are identifiable.
Residents said they want to get the message out that the neighborhood is alert and on the lookout for potential lawbreakers.