Homelessness faces perception problem

A homeless man sits outside a bagel shop on Tejon Street in the morning sun Friday, May 3, 2013. The Colorado Springs Police Department's Homeless Outreach Team members say while the homeless population is often blamed by neighbors for the crime in downtown Colorado Springs, they rarely commit them.    (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A homeless man sits outside a bagel shop on Tejon Street in the morning sun Friday, May 3, 2013. The Colorado Springs Police Department's Homeless Outreach Team members say while the homeless population is often blamed by neighbors for the crime in downtown Colorado Springs, they rarely commit them. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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