Re: “At least 7 dead, 14 injured over 3 days” (TNT, 7-14).
To fight crime with violence polarizes the two sides, and you create a war. It’s the wrong approach. While some of those measures may be needed, the emphasis should be on the positive side.
When I was teaching school, there was virtually no instruction given students on the dangers and consequences of crime and drug use. Schools should have required courses that give clear evidence of the physical and psychological harm to users of those things, and the devastation it can cause to families and others.
But the …