Monday, July 6, 2015

Tuesday's DN: Cops and Castor Gardens tackle crime together

The Philadelphia Police Department and the Take Back Your Neighborhood community group work together to combat crime in the Castor Gardens neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia.

Tuesday's DN: Cops and Castor Gardens tackle crime together

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The Philadelphia Police Department and the Take Back Your Neighborhood community group work together to combat crime in the Castor Gardens neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia.

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