By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte - Mecklenburg police have identified 36 "hot spots" where concentrated crime demands their attention -- and can make life hard for people who live, work or shop there.
The hot spots contain some of Charlotte's most violent streets but also include upscale retail areas where thefts from cars prompt most calls for police.
N.C. police target crime 'hot spots'