How The ShieldWall Network Can Fight Crime

Being the victim of a crime can leave someone feeling helpless, hopeless and powerless. Fortunately, you don’t have to stuff yourself into a spandex costume and run across rooftops beating up bad guys to do your part to prevent crime. Here is how, as a part of The ShieldWall Network, you can use crime-fighting to become a person of influence in your community.

There are many simple actions the average person can take to help protect themselves and their neighbors from being the victim of a crime. With just a little time and effort, you can take control of your neighborhood and keep yourself safe from criminals.

We’ll talk about some ways you can prevent crime in your own community. Most of these have already been done by various ShieldWall Network affiliates.

Learn about local agencies or nonprofit organizations that already exist in your community. This is a great place to find the support and resources you may need.

Connect people in the community (especially youth) to activities or programs that help them find positive ways to spend their spare time. After school programs, tutoring centers, part-time work, and volunteer opportunities go a long way toward keeping youths and adolescents away from negative influences. If you have kids, get them involved in local events such as the 4H, and volunteer yourself to network with other parents.

Set up a Neighborhood Watch or a community patrol that works in collaboration with local police. A trusted neighbor who keeps a vigilant eye on your home is one of the best crime deterrents there is.

Build a partnership with police focused on solving problems instead of reacting to crisis. Make it possible for neighbors to report suspicious activity or crimes without fear of retaliation.

Clean up the neighborhood! Organizing a neighborhood clean up is great way to get people out of the house, and working together around a common cause. Buildings with broken windows, abandoned cars, and even litter sends a message to criminals that the community has become complacent. Call the city public works department and ask for help cleaning up.

Get creative. Ask your local city council to pass an anti-noise ordinance, update housing codes, and include drug-free clauses in rental agreements. These small actions help to create an inhospitable environment for criminals, and will hopefully cause them to leave on their own.

Research and make a list of registered sex offenders in your neighborhood. Create flyers with their picture, address, and descriptions of their crimes. Distribute these around the community, passing them out door to door.

Create and distribute a list of local organizations that can provide counseling, job training, guidance, and other services that could benefit people in the community.

Report suspicious activity to police. Cooperate by providing statements and witness testimony if you have information that could lead to the apprehension of a criminal.

Locate crisis centers, support groups, and service hotline numbers and make these resources available to victims of crime. Find out how you can help those who have been affected by violence to recover as quickly and completely as possible.

Start a weekly discussion group. It can be as minimal as a regular gathering at a neighbor’s house to share ideas and communicate with each other about what you see going on in the community. This also provides great opportunities to update your neighbors on your current schedule, or let them know if you’ll be out of town.

Express support for funding and effective implementation of community wellness programs and events by writing to elected officials in your city.

Help to connect school services to outside networks of community services that can help students and their families cope with domestic or financial problems.

Sometimes the right combination of networking, organizing, and communicating can have a huge impact on our surroundings. You don’t have to give up all your free time, or perform nightly patrols around the perimeter of your neighborhood to prevent crime in your community. A little effort can go a long way!

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List of martyrs for May 20th ‘White Lives Matter’ red balloon release.

Here is the list of White victims of genocide who will be honored on May 20th in the ShieldWall Network and the Shield Maiden’s ‘White Lives Matter’ red balloon release in north-central Arkansas: Vickie Weaver, Jamie Urton, Gordon Kahl, Joshua Chellew, Charlene Downes, Richard Barrett, Autumn Pasquale, Lonzie Barton, Channon Christian, Christopher Newsom, Deborah Camp Liles, Martha Watson, Anne Pressly, Alison Parker, Adam Ward, Jessica Chambers, Suzanne Hogan, Kristy Lynn Mitchell, Gene Emory Dacus, and Martha Schell. In addition, a participant has volunteered to prepare red balloons honoring each of the 17 children killed by the Federal government during the Branch Davidian assault in Waco in 1993, in memory of the men and women they would have been, today.

This red balloon release will take place following the regularly scheduled meeting of the Arkansas division of The ShieldWall Network that day. RSVP to roper_billy@yahoo.com for details.

Family and Race: It’s about time.

The Roper Report

by Billy Roper

A Roper family outing may consist of going for a several mile long hike in the mountains, or a live country and folk music concert, or an outdoors shooting competition. Yesterday, we traveled to the next county over for an organized trap shooting tournament. Fifteen teams of five competitors each busted clay pigeons for most of the day in order to raise money for a scholarship program for rural school children. Yes, you know what “rural” means. Out of the over 200 people there including shooters and family and friends, there was only one visible nonWhite, a Mexican kid somebody had brought along to pick the lettuce out of their hamburger or something. Well, honestly, I don’t make light of even ONE nonWhite being present, that was one too many, and it’s not to say that everyone there shared out views, but many did, and the demographics…

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Nominate victims of White Genocide for Memorial Event

The Roper Report

On May 20th, after the regular meeting of the Arkansas division of The ShieldWall Network, a ‘White Lives Matter’ red balloon release will be held to memorialize the victims of White Genocide. In between now and then, we will be compiling a list of White victims of nonWhite crime to be so honored, and are accepting nominations of names to be magic markered on the released red helium balloons so that the person who finds them may google the name and read about their tragic end, raising awareness for White genocide. Who would you nominate as a victim of White genocide to be memorialized?

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