"All of them look at it as a project," Sgt. Sheldon said of his officers. "They get angry and mad at themselves if something happens on the beat."
"We had to basically go down there and clean up the area and make sure it was a friendly place not only for people who live down there but also for people who visit the city and young adults who would go out downtown," said Sgt. Peter Sheldon, who heads the Chinatown initiative.