It’s a sentiment shared by many Ulysses residents like Patricia Gardener, “I don’t feel safe. It’s not a good thing for our community.”
This past October, they learned a halfway home meant to help men convicted of crimes transition back to society known as the House of Phillip would soon be established near the city.
Ulysses resident Jessica Reese said learning this worried her, “We don’t have the police force to handle this. We don’t have the necessary counseling resources, these men may be walking around our community, making our children vulnerable.”
(Read more: KWCH News)