Increasing Public Safety in our Neighborhoods
In 2020, District 5 saw a 62% increase in violent crime, and a250% increase in homicides. Amy has been an outspoken advocate for public safety for years. In 2019, she wrote an Anti-Violence letter[AJH1] and collected signatures from 63 community members and elected officials asking for practical, measurable solutions to violent crime. She continues to push for public safety solutions through neighborhood watch meetings and advocates for increased policing in locations known to be “hot spots” for crime.