A police officer watches across the street from where people gather at the entrance of a homeless shelter on 95th Street in New York City. A school also is nearby. Residents are concerned about the possible rise of drug use and other crimes. (The Associated Press)

A police officer watches across the street from where people gather at the entrance of a homeless shelter on 95th Street in New York City. A school also is nearby. Residents are concerned about the possible rise of drug use and other crimes. (The Associated Press)