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Bronzeville’s Watch Guard group is redefining what community looks, works and feels like with its patrols

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“You want to do it on the North Side? Here you go, free of charge, go and be prosperous,” McDonald said. “We’ve been out here for over a year — at gas stations, out patrolling every night for a year, so we’ve seen it, we’ve heard it, we’ve experienced it, pulled up on scenes. We’ve de-escalated and prevented, yes, but it is not enough. Just like Kim Foxx is not the answer, the city is not the answer. We all are the answer. … It has to be a collective effort. If you don’t think about the collective, it’s going to affect me and mine. It really is about us.”

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