Is crime up or down? In Houston, concerns are hard to allay


              Leroy West talks about crime in his neighborhood during a National Crime Prevention Council workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Houston Police Officer Matthew Simon, right, with the Special Operations Division, talks with Becky Edmondson about crime in her neighborhood during a National Crime Prevention Council workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Maria Trevino pauses as she talks about crime in her neighborhood during a National Crime Prevention Council workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Maria Trevino talks about crime in her neighborhood during a National Crime Prevention Council workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Houston Police Officer Matthew Simon, right, with the Special Operations Division, talks about crime during a National Crime Prevention Council workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Houston Police Officer Matthew Simon, right, with the Special Operations Division, talks with Becky Edmondson about crime in her neighborhood during a National Crime Prevention Council workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Chuck Sczuroski, a consultant with the National Crime Prevention Council, talks about ways to crime prevention strategies during a workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Chuck Sczuroski, a consultant with the National Crime Prevention Council, talks about ways to crime prevention strategies during a workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              Chuck Sczuroski, a consultant with the National Crime Prevention Council, talks about ways to crime prevention strategies during a workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              A board lists goals for participants attending a National Crime Prevention Council workshop Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Is crime up or down? In Houston, concerns are hard to allay