others are sitting home looking up official statistics that say you shouldn't be experiencing what you are
Thats funny. They are from a insurance company, has no relation to real life. Most police forces arrange stats to make their post look safer than it is.
Where I work, in the north omaha area 30th and fort st to be exact, I see a lot of gangster types, had a shooting right outside the office last year 2 guys were shot up.
But to say we are in a battle zone or something, well I just dont see that.