Crime rate drops in Atlanta's English Avenue community - CBS46 News

Crime rate drops in Atlanta's English Avenue community

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Some of Atlanta's most violent neighborhoods are seeing a major drop in crime.

A new report claims English Avenue and Vine City had a nearly 40 percent reduction in violent crime so far this year.

APD Officer Jason Bain says there's many reasons why crime is declining on the West Side, including dozens of new security cameras placed throughout the community, a new youth center and officers being paid to live in the areas they're patrolling.

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