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Do you think Lawrence Police should focus on college students’ off-campus behavior?

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“No, they need to stick with on-campus behavior.”

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“No.”

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“Yes, because it affects others’ safety.”

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“Oh yeah. They’re way out of hand.”

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Darin wade 7 months, 1 week ago

City needs to evoke licenses and remove Excess bar taverns downtown that enables violence In KU sports crowds and stress levels of students That need L-dopa for college anxieties That produces excess alcohol consumption.

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Darin wade 7 months, 1 week ago

YES..but police and detectives should focus on the solutions "The causes" alcohol consumption can lead to alcohol posioning that causes pyschological and mental dispositions That lead to violence.

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Liberty275 7 months, 1 week ago

How about law-enforcement focusing on everyone equally? Is that too much to ask?

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Carol Bowen 7 months, 1 week ago

Anyone who is drunk and driving, jaywalking or demonstrates belligerent behavior can suffer the consequences. The plan is to clean up trouble spots in Lawrence. Now, if the people who are ticketed or arrested happen to be college students, so be it. If i were driving drunk, I would be arrested, so how can any of this be construed as age descrimination? Whoever is out there with these behaviors need to be responsible for them. They are disrupting our community.

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Wayne James 7 months, 1 week ago

If crime/criminal activity doesn't occur within the confines of the campus buildings/property, it becomes the responsibility of the LPD. IF you don't like the treatment you get as a student at any university, then pack your bags and go home...back to mommie and daddie. Give them a second chance at teaching you something besides the ABC's. Apparently the children of today aren't taught the Golden Rule any more. Too bad. Many are GIVEN everything...including an education at a prestigious university. They aren't taught to respect others or another's private space/property. Many away from "home" for the first time in their lives get caught up in the party atmosphere and booze and can't handle the effects of alcohol and it then becomes the responsibility of the local Law Enforcement to straighten them out before it is too late.....for then or someone else.

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wdl 7 months, 1 week ago

Everyone's off campus behavior should be scrutinized. It is the big world, students need to understand how society works and what is expected of them. If they didn't get the training at home on how to blend into society then I suppose the police are the ones who will help them with their tutoring. College is more than an on campus experience, it would appear some are finding that out.

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Richard Payton 7 months, 1 week ago

A focus on college age students could be seen as age discrimination. Age profiling shouldn't be the focus but stopping crime no matter what age should be the objective.

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BABBOY 7 months, 1 week ago

I am not getting the question.

If the moron is breaking the law, what flipping difference does it make if it is "on" or "off" campus?

Do they think they have diplomatic immunity or something?

I assume I am missing some lame point I do not care about to this stupid question......

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Fred Vance 7 months, 1 week ago

Yes... Their destructive behavior is not always confined to the KU campus. A person should be arrested/ticketed no matter where they are at. A high priority is their safety and our safety.

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