"The level of violence that's out there,
the level of drug usage that's out there,
the level of needle usage that's out there,
the amount of cocaine that people are
putting up their nose, OxyContin they
are putting in their arms — the crimes
that they are committing to get the
money to be able to buy these drugs
— it would blow your mind,"
Cont. Tim Hogan
St. John's is transforming. Although we enjoy many indicators of a healthy community, it is clear that many of our youth live risk-filled lives. We are not immune to big city crime and its problems.
The question is, what are we doing to prepare?