Following up on yesterday’s post on the drive by shooting, I wonder if in addition to MPD a security firm could also contribute to the solution. This photo was taken on the outskirts of Adams Morgan near Rock Creek Park. So who hires these firms? Is it mainly to prevent burglaries? I’ve read about an area of Brooklyn, I think, that has also hired a private security firm? Would this work for Columbia Heights and other neighborhoods in DC? I’m curious to know the logistics of how the community pays for them etc. What do you think – a good idea or a waste of money?