By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Crime is slightly up on the Northside, following a spike in activity this summer, but leaders with the Jackson Police Department (JPD) say the new beat system implemented to prevent crime is working out well.
The addition of two new beats in the northern part of Precinct Four have put more officers on the streets and has helped the precinct maintain its seven to eight-minute response time to calls, Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan said