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Feeling safe makes us vulnerable

Dear Editor,

In regards to the Oct. 21 article concerning unmarked cars and my complaint against them:

I am glad that local law enforcement agrees that we need to be careful. I still say that even marked cars need to follow us to a populated area, and at night, a well-lit area. I, personally, would rather suffer the embarrassment of having people see me with an officer than take any chances. It is a simple precaution.

I still prefer the deterrent factor. What is the first thing we do (while driving) when we see a law enforcement vehicle? Check our speed. That could easily prevent accidents.

My point was to raise the level of public concern regarding this possibility. We feel safe because of where we live, and that could make us more vulnerable.

If anyone out there is more cautious from this point on, I have accomplished my goal.

Juanita R. Williams

New Castle

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