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Tourists spend money when they feel safe

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in response to reader comment: 2007 "Why Aren't U.S. Cities Burning?" by Michael B. Katz

Submitted by Tourist (Canada), Feb 7, 2015 at 10:13

As a tourist I always search out the safe areas which are heavily patrolled by police. I avoid ghettos, public housing projects, drug dealing corners and after dark I avoid areas where large groups of young drunk fighting lads and their girls congregate. Once crime hits a tourist area I financially boycott that city.

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