Can Birdsong Cut Crime?

California mayor says it already has

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 17, 2012 3:30 PM CST

(Newser) – Crime has dropped in a California town, and residents should be thanking their fine feathered friends, says the mayor. Last year, he began piping recorded birdsong to 70 speakers on a highway. Minor crime dropped 15% from 2010 while serious crimes dropped 6%, the Wall ...   Read full story »


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