Pittsburgh violence rate outpaces U.S. Pittsburgh violence rate outpaces U.S.Ouch.
2.6 percent increase here last year; that's double the rate of nation
How about if violent crime were to decrease, not just stay on pace with the rest of the nation.
Superintendent Moffatt concurred that crime prevention begins with civilians.Right on.
"We're constantly on the lookout to have better development in our relationship with the communities, and we're going to have to do more of that," he said. "Communities have to step forward -- there has to be more collaboration between the police officers and the communities we serve."