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Vagrancy targeted by a collaborative effort

Vagrancy targeted by a collaborative effort

A multi-agency approach will target vagrancy in downtown Colorado Springs as winter nears. The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Springs Rescue Mission, the city, El Paso County human service agencies and the Downtown Partnership are working together to provide vagrants the services they need. “You can’t just pounce and then stop,” said Downtown Partnership Executive… Continue Reading Vagrancy targeted by a collaborative effort

Vagrants incite business owners

Downtown’s vagrant presence has reached such proportions, business owners are digging into their own pockets to hire extra security. Also, an effort by a cadre of women business owners has led to police placing more emphasis on the problem. Downtown business owner and investor Kevin O’Neil says he’ll commit $20,000 to hire around-the-clock security to… Continue Reading Vagrants incite business owners

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