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Lawson calls for panhandling crackdown; ‘Store owners are fed up’

Brentsville District Supervisor Jeanine Lawson

Area leaders want to crack down on panhandling on area streets.

They said those who stand on street medians and beg for cash pose a public safety risk. One panhandler in Fairfax County has been killed, and county police received 2,100 calls about panhandling-related offenses, said Fairfax County Springfield District Supervisor Pat Herrity.

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You will be thoroughly trained at a session in September.

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