"I am more attentive, but I do exactly what I did before the Baseline Killer struck," Bownds said. "I've heard on the national news that we're all shut down and scared to death, but that is an overstatement. We're taking care of ourselves. After all, this is the West, you know."
Serial Slayings Have Put Phoenix Residents on Edge
It's an amazingly appropriate distinction to be made. The issue of one's own personal responsibility to the state of our collective well being. It's all the way at the end, after they circuitously discuss the vague minutiae of the case (and reassure the reader that the local media was alerted constantly), but I call trump.