Councilwoman to hold meeting on crime in French Quarter, Treme

Residents in Treme and the French Quarter will have a chance to sound off about crime in their neighborhoods. Wednesday marks the latest in a series of town hall meetings for residents.

City Councilwoman Nadine Ramsey will host a town hall meeting for District C residents. It's the latest in a series of town hall meetings for residents to learn how city officials are pushing to keep neighborhoods safe.

Residents and business owners say is desperately needed.

"We love the officers that are here. We appreciate the ones that have found the suspects. But we're the ones that walk the streets without a gun, without a police badge, without protection," said Kappa Horn, owner of Horn's.

"They're really, really doing as much as they can and they need some support from the city," added Ken Caron.

Wednesday's meeting takes place at the St. Jude Community Center on North Rampart, beginning at 5 p.m.

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