crime in columbia http://kbia.org en Lack of mentors, 'no-snitch' culture contribute to violence in Columbia, say police, community http://kbia.org/post/lack-mentors-no-snitch-culture-contribute-violence-columbia-say-police-community <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Columbia Mayor&#39;s Task Force on Community Violence convened Wednesday evening to investigate community violence with help from the Columbia Police Department.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:12:38 +0000 Angela Pearson & Brittany Rendak 41137 at http://kbia.org Lack of mentors, 'no-snitch' culture contribute to violence in Columbia, say police, community Mayor McDavid backs off police officer property tax proposal after public forum http://kbia.org/post/mayor-mcdavid-backs-police-officer-property-tax-proposal-after-public-forum <p><a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/mcdavid-announces-plan-reduce-crime-columbia">Just over a week after introducing</a> the idea of a new property tax to fund the hire of 35 new police officers in Columbia, Mayor Bob McDavid has decided it's not necessary after all.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:53:24 +0000 Kellie Moore & Ryan Famuliner 38812 at http://kbia.org Mayor McDavid backs off police officer property tax proposal after public forum