The journalist Charnice Milton was killed two years ago by crossfire from a drive-by shooting in Southeast Washington. Now community advocates in the area are opening a bookstore to honor her memory, promote literacy and address book deserts in neighborhoods East of the Anacostia River
Prince George’s County is one of the most complex counties in the entire country — which makes the business of law enforcement there particularly tricky. The county’s murder rate has fallen recently, but it was only in 2005 that the county was averaging a homicide every other day. We talk with Roberto Hylton, the county’s police chief, about what’s behind recent progress on violent crime in Prince George’s, and the challenges that lie ahead.
- Roberto Hylton Chief of Police, Prince George's County (Md.)
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