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Update: New 'Project 365' location

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Update:

An update now.. on a project that IS already being Implemented in Elkhart.

It's called Project 365.

Mayor Moore implemented the program several years ago.

He wanted to focus on different areas in the city... in hopes of reducing crime.

In a news conference Monday, Moore announced the next area of concentration for the project...

The neighborhood surrounding Richmond and Williams Street.

Councilman Ron Troyer lives in this area and says criminal activity here is getting worse.

"I like to have a plan about how we're going to take care of it and I think that's why this is important," said 4th District City Councilman Ron Troyer. "Code enforcement have a plan, the police department have a plan. Get them in there! That's why I'm glad to have them on board."

By cleaning up the area and increasing the number of police officers...

Both Moore and Troyer hope that another area will benefit from this Project 365.

Original Story:

Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore started 'Project 365' a few years ago. By focusing on different areas in the city, he hopes to reduce crime. In a news conference today Moore announced the next area of concentration for this project, the neighborhood of Richmond and Williams Street.

Councilman Ron Troyer lives in this area and says criminal activity here is getting worse.

"I like to have a plan about how we're going to take care of it and I think that's why this is important. Code enforcement have a plan, the police department have a plan. Get them in there! That's why I'm glad to have them on board," says Troyer.

By cleaning up the area and increasing the number of police officers, both Moore and Troyer hope that another area will benefit from this Project 365.

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