Police get high grades in report

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WORCESTER — Though Worcester police officers generally get good marks for their work, a significant number of residents feel unsafe walking alone in their neighborhoods at night, a recently released survey by The Research Bureau shows.

The study — “Benchmarking Public Safety in Worcester: 2010” — shows that while 88 percent of respondents felt safe during the daytime, only 43 percent felt the same way during evening and night hours, with 41 percent calling for a greater police presence when the sun goes down.

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