After seeing a need for education of downtown residents, business owners, and visitors about how to respond to panhandlers and what resources are available in our community, Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated Safety Committee created a Community Resource Card. You can download a copy of the card here. You may print and distribute this card.
Did you know that nearly 80% of all crime in the downtown area could have been prevented? Crimes of opportunity make up the largest of our statistics. To PREVENT from becoming a victim, please read and adopt these simple tactics into your lifestyle (downtown, and every place else you go).