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...ney and resources to communities, schools, education and afterschool programs is a step the government needs to take. Even though resources may be scarce, these investments will have a much bigger pay out as crime and poverty will decrease. Crime is exceptionally damaging and costly to societies so when crime goes down, the city is left with more money. Community members need to also do their part as they must get involved more, whether its with the police, donating to programs, or just helping a child out in need. Crime and poverty are both inevitable as both are impossible to eradicate and they are connected to one and other. Ending the vicious cycle is an ideal which can never be reached but we should strive for it as by doing so we will begin to extremely reduce both problems. By reducing crime we can reduce poverty and by reducing poverty we can reduce crime.
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