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A Normal Tuesday Evening in Downtown Seattle

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Downtown Seattle remains a mess. Even on a weeknight, the black market of stolen goods is thriving at 3rd Ave & Pike St.

Drug addicts are passed out everywhere. Remember this was supposed to change with the Mayor’s Downtown Activation Plan and a new moderate city council?

Private Security Still Works

The lone bright spot, Ross Dress For Less is using private security to keep all the madness away from its property. So it is possible.

Jonathan Choe

Journalist and Senior Fellow, Center on Wealth and Poverty
Jonathan Choe is a journalist and Senior Fellow with Discovery Institute's Center on Wealth and Poverty, covering homelessness issues for its Fix Homelessness initiative. Prior to joining Discovery, Choe spent several years as one of the lead reporters at KOMO-TV, consistently the top rated television station in Seattle. His in depth stories on crime and deep dive investigations into the homeless crisis led to measurable results in the community, including changes in public policy. Choe has more than two decades of experience in television news behind the scenes and in front of the camera for ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, and Tribune. He has also been nominated and honored with multiple industry awards including an Emmy. Choe spent several years teaching classes on emerging media and entrepreneurship to under privileged youth in inner city Chicago. As an independent journalist, Choe also contributes regularly to the Mill Creek View and Lynnwood Times and has reported on exclusive stories in the past year for Daily Wire and The Postmillennial.