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Albany's Police chief says a summer effort to make the streets of Albany safer is working.

Various APD units are teaming up with other agencies for Operation Takeback.  It includes everything from road blocks to efforts to get criminals out of public housing. Chief John Proctor says officers need your help.

He wants more people in the community to come forward with tips.

"We're encouraging citizens as well to stay involved...talk to us..provide information that will help solve the issues in their community...so as long as we continue to do that I think we as a collective will make a difference in this community and that's what we're striving to do," said John Proctor, Police Chief, Albany Police Department.

If you see suspicious activity in your neighborhood Call 911. If you have information that could help police catch criminals call crime stoppers at 436-tips.

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