The city's new "verified response" burglar alarm policy was supposed to cut down on the number of false alarms to which the police respond. Turns out, it just allows for a rise in the number of burglaries: "Business burglaries in March 2006 shot up 17.9 percent compared to March of 2005." Whoooops. --Robert Wilonsky
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