Lowertown Media asked all the candidates how we'd approach finding solutions to our concerns about St. Paul and building upon our strengths. Here's one of my answers-
How do we promote the community part of community policing?
All the mayoral candidates say they want to see more community policing. Following are recommendations that I call relationship-based policing.
In Arthur Miller’s iconic play, Death of a Salesman, Linda (the salesman’s wife) tells her son in the middle of the story, “Attention must be paid.” At the end, her older husband who has tried and tried and tried to make a bigger commission commits suicide because he believes the insurance money will help his family more than continuing to try.