(from Andrew Taylor 9/12/04)

Captain Mike Meehan remains very concerned about the state of East Madison Street, and about how little the Police can actually influence what goes on there.

He met me for an hours' chat about it in August, and then kindly invited me to a Police Department meeting at the East Precicnt to review the issues. (He also invited me to a subsequent meeting with Darnell Parker, owener of Dean's Bar, but I was out of town).

Here are a few notes from the (8/18/04) meeting.

A roomful of City people, some of whom I did not recognzie were there to share their thoughts.

The list included:

(A work in progress: to be continued SOON)