At this month's Selma Town Council meeting, there were some public comments made that the community was responsible for the crime that goes on at two different convenience stores in town. The two stores have been served with a court action by the town to enforce public nuisance laws. The stores have a lot of criminal activity committed by customers while on their premises. The police are called to one of these two stores quite a bit to handle these problems.
Here are the first paragraphs of an article I found. It is not a bad idea.
Residents of a crime-ridden rural village have threatened to carry out punishment beatings on teenage troublemakers amid claims the police are ignoring their plight.
A group has delivered an anonymous letter to police, warning they are going to take the law into their own hands.
The vigilantes are threatening to patrol the streets in a van and carry out attacks on youths they blame for a spate of vandalism and petty crime in Menstrie, Clackmannanshire.