The Mayor's response:
Thank you for taking time to write me. I always enjoy receiving letters from people who genuinely care about their community.
I would also like to extend my thanks to you for all your thoughtful suggestions on how to reduce the recent rise in violence. Like you, I an very concerned about the situation and I am constantly working towards solutions. As my administration and I continue to work with the Boston Police Department, Business and community leaders, we will certainly keep your suggestions in mind.
Once again, thank you for writing to me. I send you my best regards,
The letter was dated June 29, 2006