• New policing strategy has Concord seeing historic low crime rates

    By: Susanna Black

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    CONCORD, N.C. - Crime numbers have been at a historic low in Concord, the 11th largest city in the state, according to police.

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    Channel 9’s Susanna Black spoke with police, who said they credit the low numbers to a new strategy implemented by Chief Gary Gacek.

    “Concord, to me, seems to do community policing, and I think the simple fact that people know the officers is a big plus,” said Concord resident Rodney Sharp.

    >>> Watch the video above to learn more about the changes Concord’s police have been making to help reduce crime rates.

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