Thursday, December 25, 2014

Angoulême: the mesh benches to push the SDF – TF1

Angoulême: the mesh benches to push the SDF – TF1

New benches, adjacent to the canopy of a shopping mall in the center of Angoulême , have been fully girded with a fence in order as Hall discourage homeless facility alcoholic. The municipality (UMP) explained his initiative in consultation with traders because the benches in question were “used almost exclusively by people who engage in recurrent alcohol every day.”

“We would also account grievances of passersby, residents,” said Jean Guiton, Deputy in charge of security. Incidents, alcoholic fights involving SDF , sometimes with dogs, were not unusual in recent years on the Champ de Mars. The elected official said that the date of installation of the fence, Christmas Eve, was accidental, and that the measure was part of a “global” device that will include video surveillance, enhanced municipal police, but also mediation Social with SDF, about twenty were accompanied Tuesday sports.
He added that the provision “is not final” and could be reassessed once the video-surveillance Instead, if it is effective. According to traders, the initial idea was to fill the fences with greenery, or pebbles. Still, the benches “caged” attracted a stream of reactions on social networks, or on the website of La Charente Libre who revealed the information. Certain users are applauding, others denouncing a “local indignity” at Christmas, and others stressing qu’incivilités, fighting, aggressive begging, “poison the Champ de Mars for years,” but that these “horrible fences” maybe are not the solution.


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