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'It's scary:' Violent, property
crime increasing in Alki Beach area

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Posted By: Ribicon, 8/4/2020 5:26:15 PM

Seattle—A double shooting in Alki Beach early Sunday morning has people living there worried violent crime is getting worse around the popular beachfront. When sunlight turns to sunset on Alki Beach, that’s when neighbors say things start stirring up. “It’s scary, when the cops aren’t here and there’s shootings, people flying up and down the road just having no regard to anybody it seems like,” said Kevin who has lived in Alki Beach for a decade. This weekend, police said a drive-by shooting left two men hurt and a truck they were in hit with bullets. KOMO News did some digging


They want the police defunded, yet crime spikes when no police are around. They don't want the police hassling anyone, yet they're mad that the police often drive by without "engaging with" mischief-makers. They complain about things caused by leftists, yet they keep putting increasingly radical leftists in power.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher 8/4/2020 5:32:24 PM (No. 499973)
Call a social worker.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: millstream 8/4/2020 5:42:35 PM (No. 499981)
is it wrong for me to enjoy them experiencing the fruits of their political choices?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: jalo1951 8/4/2020 5:46:41 PM (No. 499984)
DWI. This is exactly what you wanted. Enjoy and do not look to any of us for sympathy.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bigfatslob 8/4/2020 5:47:45 PM (No. 499987)
911 what's your emergency? A drive by shooting? Do you need a social worker or just a hug? It's the summer of love so enjoy it. Call a 'warlord' police are defunded and not available at this time.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: GoodDeal 8/4/2020 5:49:12 PM (No. 499989)
And the decline in property values in Seattle have started. No police equal no safety for residents = recipe for people fleeing town faster than a speeding Molotov cocktail at a mostly peaceful protest rally. Add that to a decline in tourism and boom, no tax revenue. The the government intellectuals will say we need to raise taxes and invent new ones because we are broke as a joke. Let's see how all this works out. Going to Costco for a big popcorn buy.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40 8/4/2020 5:50:18 PM (No. 499992)
If they can remove Trump on Nov 3, this will stop overnight the rioters will vanish, the police and their budgets restored. Joe Dementia given credit for restoring "normalcy". Don't be fooled!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/4/2020 6:14:35 PM (No. 500022)
They weren't drag racing. They were trying to get out of town while they still can. Cry me a river Seattle but you live with it until you vote again. SOP doesn't mean Standard Operating Procedure. It means Somebody Else's Problem.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Starboard_side 8/4/2020 6:18:42 PM (No. 500026)
Just keep voting for those liberal democrats, and you'll get a whole lot more of what you don't like.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: moebellini3 8/4/2020 6:19:01 PM (No. 500027)
And they still don't get it. Now they're worried. Getting to close to home. Fact is, a liberal is nothing more than a brain dead zombie.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 8/4/2020 6:55:48 PM (No. 500045)
#6, I don't agree. The horse is out of the barn, the toothpaste out of the tube, etc. You may be on target to some degree, but they will continue to whine, protest, and riot every time their "demands" are not met. We shouldn't give people a bogus reason to vote for Biden.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sandpiper 8/4/2020 7:03:11 PM (No. 500049)
Haha No. 1 - we laugh about “call a social worker” in my family because my youngest son IS a social worker, and they call law enforcement if there is ever a chance of any violence! My son says social workers aren’t trained to handle these difficult domestic situations that police regularly manage. My son isn’t little - he’s 6’6”, 250 lbs - but he says he didn’t go into his line of work to be a cop.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 8/4/2020 7:08:29 PM (No. 500054)
Defund MORE police
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Omen55 8/4/2020 11:39:04 PM (No. 500250)
You don't have to be a Vulcan to follow the logic.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2 8/5/2020 1:01:49 AM (No. 500302)
All those Alki residents have to do is make a call to social services and have one of their employees sent out to deal with the murderers. Isn't that what the city council wants to happen?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: judy 8/5/2020 1:05:22 AM (No. 500305)
Vote the Democrats out!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: watashiyo 8/5/2020 3:46:54 AM (No. 500328)
Remember, give them whatever they want. In fact, help them carry your household items to their truck to be a Robbery-friendly victim. And when it's over, you'll be commended by the Mayor for not getting the Police involved for the ordeal you've endured.
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