Crime

Weld County campaign to educate immigrants about preventing, reporting crime

Weld County is launching a campaign to educate immigrants about the importance of reporting crimes to the police. "We want everyone to report crime, every time," Ken Buck, the Weld County district attorney, said today at a press conference in Greeley.

That includes undocumented immigrants and refugees who may be targeted by fraudsters who figure immigrants will be hesitant to report the crimes because they're afraid of law enforcement.

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Melanie Asmar is a staff writer for Westword. She joined the paper in 2009 and has won awards for her stories about education, immigration and epic legal battles. Got a tip? She'd love to hear it.
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