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Points of View QUESTION: Do you think Binghamton's new tip line will help reduce crime? CHARLES LITTLE, 93, j VESTAL Retired. I P "J ' fCj Yes' 11 would be 9oc) ! r " M to have a way to report a j tin lie aiiuiiyinuusiy j without being implicated later for reporting it. i JAMES LAVINE, 17, RICHF0RD. Student. Yes, because people would be more willing to report crimes they see. But police might have extra work checking out all the tips to see if they're correct. illHl ' fll.lil VINCE TURR1GIAN0, 62, ENDICOTT. Retired. Yes. More people would call a tip line rather than call the police or go the police station to report a crime. ANGEL BARRY, 39, ENDWELL Real estate agent. Yes. People are more apt to call and report a crime if they can do it anonymously. Compiled by My-L y Nguyen SHAMEKA JORDAN, 16, BINGHAMTON. Student. Yes. People will be less likely to do crimes if they know other people will report them. DE-JAUNEGAUSE.16, BINGHAMTON. Student. ! Yes, it will help, but it might cause problems. Some people are nosy, and there's reward money involved, so they're more likely to get into everyone's business.