Some local business owners are pleased with the increased police presence, but critics say it fails to address real issues facing the homeless population.
The cuts will leave many Indiana residents without the valuable services transitional housing provides.
The Shalom Center is working with 25 residents at the Crawford Apartments through a permanent supportive housing model.
Bloomington Mayoral candidate John Hamilton says his plan to make Bloomington safer includes help from the community and data analysis.
Mark Kruzan and David Sabbagh discussed their views on poverty Tuesday night at the Shalom Community Center's "Conversation on Poverty."