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I have to say that I wasn't satisfied with the police response in this particular matter, which was quite recent, but I remembered, through my association with the police college, that I actually knew the borough commander where I lived, so I approached him directly and essentially put a flea in his ear and said, "Look, I'm not satisfied with the approach that your people have taken". So frankly yes, I suppose I did use that situation to my advantage, but the point was a general one. Anybody should have been able to do what I did and demand a better response.

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