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  • joeBob Feb 4, 12:47 p.m.

    At least this chief did not come from NYPD looking for a place to retire. She talks the talk, now walk the walk and show us something.

  • Terkel Feb 4, 12:41 p.m.

    The CoP can't do anything about sentencing, but she can show that she won't allow bigotry to influence her as she carries out her role. I hope she tells the NAACP to shove it the next time they come whining about the disenfranchised. That should get the attention of the gangbanger fraction or as they say, "send a message".

  • NotUrTypicalAmerican Feb 4, 11:54 a.m.

    In downtown Raleigh, it was 11:48 pm and I saw kids no older than 16 skateboarding on the sidewalks. She should start there. Where are these kids parents anyway in that they allow their kids to be out that late at night? And around adults clubs, no less?

  • Scubagirl Feb 4, 11:04 a.m.

    congratulations to her for becoming Chief. I am not sure what exactly she plans to do about juvenile crime but one thing that needs to be done is to NOT BE SO SOFT on juveniles who commit these crimes. Many deserve to be locked up for life and when they are not they do it again....

  • LocalYokel Feb 4, 8:16 a.m.

    Juvinile crime?! Is the PD going to come into Raleigh homes and help raise children with qualities such as respect, delayed gratification, patience, and self control? This is not the PD's job. We need PD to enforce laws not babysit.

    If Deck-Brown thinks juvenile crime is the biggest challenge facing Raleigh's law enforcement then she is out of touch. Deck-Brown must not drive in Raleigh or be interested in protecting and serving the citizens of Raleigh if she sees juvinile crime as a focus over more important issues that affect more citizens of Raleigh.

    While juveniles may have killed a man in August, there were multiple wrecks during the same month. In just one of those August wrecks two DWI drivers killed Marvin Gerome and injured five others.

    In December teens may have killed another teen but there were multiple wrecks during the same month. In just one of those wrecks, a veteran fire fighter Lt. Harry P. Flip Kissinger IV was killed by a bad driver

  • Tug Boat II Feb 1, 7:56 p.m.

    Congratulations Chief Deck-Brown, I hope you can make a difference in young adults. Gangs are out of control and we need someone willing to make tough decisions. My prayer and support to you.

  • stormtrooper76 Feb 1, 7:44 p.m.

    Congrats Chief Brown! You are more than qualified and it's refreshing to see that you've earned this promotion by working your way up the ranks within the department.

    Kudos to Raleigh for NOT hiring a rent-a-chief that skips around from department to department after they screw it up!

    Other police agencies need to follow suit.

  • NCHighlander Feb 1, 7:43 p.m.

    Congratulations Chief. Your officers support you and that's something this department has not had for a long time.

  • working for deadbeats Feb 1, 5:47 p.m.

    Lock up juveniles the same way we do with adults. Does nobody else see that society as a whole is soft on crime and criminals know it?

  • disgusted2010 Feb 1, 5:42 p.m.

    I am confused. If juvenile crime is crime committed by juveniles then what is gun crime, crimes committed by guns?

  • e7018miller Feb 1, 5:12 p.m.

    they must also learn how to type

  • e7018miller Feb 1, 4:57 p.m.

    I am 22. I went through the system when I was younger. I understand a lot of what kids are doing and the best thing for them is get them doing something positive and constructive that they enjoy. For me that was welding. Positive role models and praise for success. Now understand this varies from person to person. What works for Kid-A might not work for Kid-B. It is must also be understood A LOT has to do with age. When I was standing in front of the judge I had NO IDEA where I was. Who I was. What I wanted to do or what I had done.

  • justdontgetit Feb 1, 4:47 p.m.

    My Congratulations to Chief Deck-Brown on taking over the reigns of the Raleigh Polce Department. I wish her the best of luck with her new position which I am certain that she EARNED 100%! Keep up the good work that you were doing as Interim Cheif!

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