Brainerd Has A+ in Violent Crime Safety
Despite Sunday’s shooting leaving one dead and hospitalizing another on the northeastern side of Brainerd, the City of Brainerd has a very positive score when it comes to violent crimes.
Brainerd Police chief Corky McQuiston says Brainerd scored an A+ in not having many violent crimes. However the smaller crimes Brainerd exceeds the Minnesota average.
Brainerd Police says the best way to help make Brainerd safer is do the little things yourself like locking your doors or when you see something say something.
Brainerd police say they’re trying to engage the community to work with them to help them fight crime.
Police say the best thing citizens can do is if they see something to report it. That’ll allow police to react quicker and solve more cases.