French Quarter residents second line for safety | WVUE

In three weeks, French Quarter residents will head to the polls to consider passing an additional quarter cent sales tax, meant to fund the French Quarter Task Force. In the meantime,  residents are coming together to raise money for the mission, they say, is putting a huge dent in crime.

What a difference nine months makes. Today, French Quarter residents celebrate an idea dreamt up by their comrades months ago; a task force, manned by off duty NOPD officers, aimed at keeping people safe.

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