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The ‘Nextdoor effect’ in Bellevue: a familiar reaction to crime

Downtown Bellevue is the city’s fastest growing residential neighborhood. The Bellevue Towers, a high rise condominium complex in downtown Bellevue, center and  the new Centre 425 building which will be leased by is at right. Photographed on April 18th, 2017. 201605

If some folks do have concern about crime rates in Bellevue, it doesn't seem to be because they're on the rise.

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