Beechmont residents stand up for change during "Talk to Greg"

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Monday night's "Talk to Greg" gathering with Mayor Greg Fischer at Southern High School brought a number of Beechmont residents wanting to do just that and more.

Homeowners love their neighborhood but not the crime they've seen over the past few months. That neighborhood was victim to the city's latest homicide last Thursday.

Tammy Steller knew she had to do more than just worry about the changes around her home when her oldest son was attacked by a group of 8 to 10 boys. She rallied her neighbors to attend Monday's gathering.

"I think it's time for us to be vocal and I think it's time for us to defend our homes, our way of life, our neighborhood and without somebody stepping forward saying that they see a problem, nothings going to change," said Beechmont resident Tammy Steller.

"Together I think we'll come up with some strategies that will actually make the community even safer and allay a lot of the issues many of the residents have," said LMPD Police Chief Robert White.

Chief White will be meeting with Beechmont residents at the Beechmont library Monday, May 16 at 7 p.m.

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