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Lawrence's mayor: Anti-crime measures worked during outages
While Long Island officials tried to fight off Hurricane Sandy’s flooding and power outages, Village of Lawrence Mayor Martin Oliner also took steps to protect his village's 7,000 residents from crime during the blackout.
Oliner hired private patrols, including off-duty city police and volunteers from the Brooklyn Shomrim, which is Hebrew for watchers or guards. He said the Shomrim, who do...