State Sen. Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) offers a different perspective on crime and policing in the Delaware Valley, challenging assumptions on both sides of the aisle in this conversation with DVJournal’s Linda Stein. Williams holds both police and the community partially responsible for the surge in violence.

And in an unexpected moment, Williams endorses corporal punishment for unruly children, and he says more respect for parents and authority would be a good thing, both for the kids and for the Delaware Valley community as a whole.

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