Monroeville Mall Hopeful New Youth Policy Will Bring Positive Change

Jon Delano, CBS Pittsburgh, February 9, 2015

After a 17-year-old shot three people at the Monroeville Mall, CBL and Associates, the mall owner, said it will card and eject unaccompanied minors from the mall on Fridays and Saturdays after 6 p.m. beginning on Feb. 27.

“We’ve examined a lot of our incidences over the past year and found that a lot of the problems that have occurred have been a result of unsupervised youth,” Stacey Keating, CBL’s corporate marketing specialist, told KDKA money editor Jon Delano on Monday.

“They’ve instituted this in about 25 other malls, and it’s a very successful policy,” noted Monroeville mayor Gregory Erosenko who supports this Youth Escort Policy. “We’re certainly going to put our arms around it.”


“Security officers are going to be prepared to ask for identification if a person’s age cannot be easily determined and they appear to be under the age of 18,” added Keating.

The carding may occur at mall entrances or within the mall–with minors required to have a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, or guardian with them.

Older siblings don’t count, and it’s one adult for every three children.



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  • Tim

    I haven`t been to a mall at 6pm on a Friday or a Saturday since I was sweet on a salesgirl a lifetime ago…Is it a time of high patronage or are they just trying to clean house and prevent trouble, or both?!?

  • Voice of Reason

    Add this one soon to the growing roster of Dead Malls of America. With the chimpout Christmas weekend and now the lead spray, soon the only tenants will be Liberty Tax Service and a Halloween costume store for a few months out of the year.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      One wonders what will ultimately prevail: the ever accelerating brainwashing of the MSM, including news outlets, television and the movies of noble blacks or the continued travesties that whites see with their own eyes, as they continue to be pushed out of their stores, their schools, their neighborhoods, their towns, and their cities. Something’s gotta snap eventually. The only question is when? WHEN?

      • Who Me?

        Chris Rock on malls: “the ones where the white people shop and the ones where the white people USED to shop.”

        • Nancy

          My favorite is Chris Rock’s PSA on “How not to get your a** kicked by the Po-leeece.” It’s on YouTube.

          I’d venture a guess that Michael Brown never watched that one.

          • archer

            I also saw it, it was right on.

          • Spikeygrrl

            It’s great! “Turn that s**t down!” “Make some White friends!” 😀

      • withcaution

        Since when do people believe the facts before they’re eyes? If they did, casinos, and churches would be empty.

    • LexiconD1

      It already has, my last post got moderated, and deleted. Go check out the dead mall dot com website.

      • John Smith

        Too much truth at a site dedicated to preserving the white cultural traditions of our country must be a bad thing….

      • Kenner

        If you post a link, your comment automatically goes into moderation. There can be a delay before it reappears.

  • Cheri Rodriguez

    The original story on the shooting (CBS Pittsburgh) had 960+ comments before they took the comments section down. Most of the posters were saying stuff 10x harsher than you’d ever see on Amren.

    • dd121

      People seem to be noticing the character flaws of blacks, more and more.

    • Ed

      A lot of local affiliates have taken down comments because they were deemed racist. A lot of people are fed up out there.

      • John Smith

        And part of the job of the MSM in suppressing the truth is not only whitewashing the truth, but also convincing the public, especially the white public, that they’re outliers if they don’t support DIE-versity. Suppressing the comments section is just another strategy for the latter.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Was Brian Williams there dodging bullets?

      Or was he busy somewhere else??

      • Kenner

        Brian should turn his natural talents to editing audio clips at NBC. …Zimmerman: ‘He looks [snip] black…’

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          Brian Williams was pushed aside to make way for a black anchorman – Lester Holt.

          He’ll never read for any msm network again.

          Whites would do well to boycott and shun NBC.

          It, like all of the other alphabet networks, is deeply anti-White.

    • John Smith

      A lot of white democrats out there in heavily democrat blue-collar towns like Pittsburgh who definitely don’t think much of diversity, perpetual welfare, or affirmative action yet still can’t connect the dots about how their vote enables that which they despise. A lot of them seem to be Catholic, however, and brainwashed by the Church’s traditionally left-leanings.

      • benvad

        I can attest to that one personally.

      • Anglokraut

        You just described my father’s side of the family: Pittsburghers-all, who still think that Democrats are the party of low immigration, good jobs for Americans, and vanguards of European-American bloodlines and culture.

    • Paleoconn

      The more I read comments even in otherwise liberal sites, the more hopeful I get.

  • phorning

    They have to try something, but the result is that good customers have probably already started shopping elsewhere.

    • Bill Moore

      Hello phorning,

      They have started shopping elsewhere. It’s called the internet.

      I only go to brick and mortar stores during the daylight hours. Fewer Africans, but more Mexicans.

      At one store where I know people who work there, Mexicans come in with empty backpacks and leave with full backpacks. And they didn’t purchase anything.

      The loss prevention people aren’t permitted to stop them.

      How are these stores supposed to stay in business?

      Bill Moore

      • Nancy

        Hey Bill,

        My very first job as a teenager was at Toys-R-Us, back when they still sold little kid’s clothing (before Babies-R-Us split off from the main store).

        I worked customer service, and at that time, management had a return policy of “no questions asked’, receipt or no receipt.

        The Mexicans used to come in the store at the beginning of a season, say summer, for instance, and buy a bunch of warm-weather clothes for their kids. Then, when autumn rolled around, they’d boldly bring ALL the clothes back, even though they’d obviously been worn and washed a bunch of times, visible stains on the clothes, etc. And they’d exchange them for cool-weather clothes, so they didn’t have to hand over more money. Some did this for years.

        We were told to accept the exchange and say nothing.

        In a completely unrelated news story, Babies R Us has gone out of business in several Atlanta locations.

        • Bill Moore

          Hello Nancy,

          Here’s a scam at the Walmart in Butler PA, It’s for converting EBT cards to cash for buying drugs and so forth instead of food for their children.

          A “customer” with an EBT card fills up a shopping cart and pays for it with their EBT card.

          Then, the customer goes directly to Customer Service, and returns it. Walmart does not put the money back on the EBT card, the “customer” is handed the cash.

          The employees at Walmart know what’s going on, but because of the race of those doing this scam, they aren’t allowed to do anything about it.

          Bill Moore

  • propagandaoftruth

    “Youth” is duckspeak for “black”.

  • This policy would work if people 18 and older never committed any violent or other crimes in malls or otherwise.

  • dd121

    Wouldn’t it be more honest just to bar all blacks from entering? It prevents smash and grab chimpouts.

    • NoMosqueHere

      Our brave, enlightened white ancestors wouldn’t have objected to your proposal. But the sick self haters of this evil generation would.

    • baldowl

      That’s the sort of response that would make sense in a world that no longer appreciates reason.

      • dd121

        Am I getting warm?

  • whatodopeople?

    Looks like the hooded hoodlums will have 2 more weekends to commit more murder, mayhem & fear in the mall until the plan goes into effect. Not too smart.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    I see the new policy is already working:

    Feb. 8, 2015:

    Three wounded in gunfire at Monroeville Mall

    Three people were wounded — two critically — when gunfire broke out Saturday at Monroeville Mall around 7:35 p.m.

    According to one witness, a male was apprehended in connection with the shooting near the Champ’s sporting goods store in the mall. The man had an earlier encounter with security officers, the witness said.

    Probably asked for ID, as per the new policy and didn’t like it one bit.

    Give it up Monroeville Mall and take your rightful place in dead mall (dot) com. You’ve got plenty of company with lots more to come.

  • MadmanMarz

    “When there’s no more room in hell, the yoofs will terrorize the mall.”

    The original quote from *Dawn of the Dead*,

    “When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.”

    Directed by George A. Romero and filmed on location in the Monroeville Mall
    back in 1978.


    “We’ve examined a lot of our incidences over the past year and found that a lot of the problems that have occurred have been a result of unsupervised youth” – Wrong! What she meant to say yet wasn’t allowed to say, due to both the imposed boycott of reality and truth, and the persecution of those who speak it was, “a lot of our incidences” & “problems that have occurred have been a result of unsupervised black people”. This kind of stuff is the reason mall’s, town’s and cities die! It’s a cancer that you are not even allowed to identify let alone target. So that leads to everyone suffering < which being ID'ed is not really suffering, but you get what I'm saying ) due to the actions and criminal behavior of others.

    It reminds me of the Stop & Frisk policy in New York. Where both the Mayor and top NYPD officials admitted to targeting Whites for frisking some 20 times higher than what the numbers of their involvement in gun crime would suggest they should. They admitted that they did this to appease the "black community" which is responsible for the vast majority of gun crime in New York. So on top of being victimized by blacks in those gun crime stats. Whites are also victimized by the police in order to appease those committing the crimes in the first place.

    • Some white New York residents actually volunteered to be frequent SQF subjects just to record some whites on the stats. Because they wanted the NYPD to be able to keep on SQFing the blacks.

  • Alexandra1973

    Talk about clueless. It’s not the age, it’s the race. Yeah, preaching to the choir here.

  • TruthBeTold

    Google this one:

    Brawl breaks out, Cheektowaga police arrest 7 at Galleria mall WIVB

    • Voice of Reason

      Another mall.that seen the return of the “yoofs” since Christmas weekend. I have relatives that live there that told me when they constructed this mall in 1989 they purposely made sure there was no direct bus line from the inner city. Apparently, a young black teen employee gets tagged while crossing the street. Knee grow holy men started ooking. The bus now drops the “teens” at the front door.

  • OhWow

    For undergrad I attended a private school that was surrounded by the ghetto (the campus was gorgeous though). When I went to the mall on weekends, I would get carded by the mall cops. I asked why. They told me there was lots of gang violence.

    So it begs the question…where are all the white gangs? I think they are up there with bigfoot.

  • BillMiller66

    “Every town’s got two malls: they got the white mall, and the mall white
    people used to go to. ‘Cause there ain’t nothing in the black mall.
    Nothing in the black mall but sneakers and baby clothes.” – Chris Rock

    • It doesn’t matter what merchandise a black mall sells, for the simple reason that unemployed black “yoofs” are not there to actually buy anything.

  • Tim

    I was driving from Pittsburgh to Texas. I KNEW not to stay in St. Louis oranywhere in Ohio. So I pushed on to Indianapolis. I pictured it as a White farmland town with oodles of pretty White girls.i`m an old mall rat so I did a walk thru after finding a hotel nearby. I was shocked and dismayed to see it. boy did I have that mall, city and State pegged wrong…

    • Howard W. Campbell

      In the 70’s and 80’s you would have been quite correct. Downtown Indianapolis was quite barren at that time and TPTB in Indianapolis started putting together projects to make the downtown a destination. For a multitude of reasons ( busing, crime, poor schools, etc); one of the few big cities that was 80% white has seen the people who make a city livable move out to the surrounding counties. You can find a lot of beautiful old houses in Indianapolis, but be prepared to send junior to a private school and live in close proximity to “diversity”. Once you are away from Indianapolis, downtown Fort Wayne and Gary, Indiana is actually a very white state. However, wearing out a car every five to seven years so that you can live in a safe area with good schools is part of the cost of doing business there.

  • pwnful truth

    Once again EVERYONE has to pay the price for “civil rights.” 70 years ago small towns had only two or three police officers. That was all that were needed because businesses were allowed to disallow blacks. Think of how convenient and inexpensive shopping could be if malls could simply bar blacks from shopping there. There is not a single thing that your “ignorant” southern “racist” predicted in the 1950’s, that hasn’t come true in spades.

    • benvad

      Stop it or I might have fantasies about those statements then gave to wake up to reality in the morning.

  • Earl Turner

    Wow what a great idea! Let’s require the parents/guardians who raised these Trayvons to be – well, Trayvons – to come to the mall with them! What could possibly go wrong?

  • jwilders50

    I’ve not shopped in a mall in over 10 years. And the last time I went, it had been years before that.

    Upon doing so I was reminded why I avoided malls for so long.

    I think the only use of a mall today would be to advertise a 75% off TV/sneaker sale, and then in the resulting chaos once inside lock all the doors and make the mall a new prison.

  • The end result of “vibrant” (read: “atrocious”) black behavior is that the indoor mall is finished as a business model in these areas. In the last 10 years a new mall was built on North Nevada here in Colorado Springs, and I couldn’t help but notice that it is composed of individual stores. There’s no large, common indoor area where teens can hang out and cause trouble. I guess the developers weren’t interested in running an after-school babysitting service. It should be noted that this is in the northern (very white) part of town, but it seems developers are becoming a but gun-shy of the indoor mall concept. In lilly-white Boulder, the old “Crossroads” indoor mall was torn down, and the area was rebuilt once again as clusters of individual stores.

    The “yoofs” won’t be interested in hanging around in the parking lots during winters, or on 90F July days, or during summer afternoon thunderstorms, and I think this is precisely the point. There’s no central attraction where they can congregate and “keep it real”. Is this “racism”, “age-ism”, or simply an honest assessment of reality by property developers who are spending their own money to build shopping centers?

    I hate shopping anyway: I don’t want to wander around a mall. As far as I’m concerned online shopping is the best invention since boxed wine. When I couldn’t find oak dowel stock in 3/4-inch and one-inch diameters in sufficient lengths for some gigging spear tips I made last month, I looked online and found a company that sells inexpensive, dead-straight rattan in these diameters and in nine-foot lengths. Perfect! Back in the day, Chrissy-Fowler had great lumber products, but the place seems to have disappeared. The fact that I wasn’t stuck driving around town for a whole afternoon – in January weather – was icing on the cake.

    Dick’s has a great sporting goods store at the Chapel Hills (indoor) mall here, but it’s simpler for me to buy fishing line and bare hooks at Wal Mart when I’m there for groceries, and mail-order other things from Cabela’s. The K-Mart at Chapel Hills is unfortunately long-gone. When I need a new watch battery, I get the dead one swapped-out at the jewelry counter at Wal Mart as well, instead of the kiosk inside Chapel Hills. What adult in their right mind wants to go to an indoor mall? The sooner those things all shut down, the better.

    • Weisheit77

      virtual white flight…
      I feel your pain though with shopping. I always wished they would mix the bar with the store. I mean a serious bar in the JC Penny’s or something like that. I think my average mall visit is once every 2 years or so.

  • Weisheit77

    Isn’t equality grand?
    Mohammed blows up the airplane so now we’re all terrorist now.
    Tyrone shoots up the mall and now we’re all gang bangers.
    Paco can’t speak English so now all of us must be held back.

    Well, at least they didn’t profile anyone. We can be happy about that, right?

  • Rustler

    The Eastern suburbs of PGH are turning black. More gentrification in the city proper will only accelerate this.

  • PistolPackingPatriot

    “unsupervised youth.” Just when I think they’ve run out of euphemisms. Soon, the only common denominator that will be safe to utter will be that “all the perpetrators appeared to be from planet earth.” We need to address our growing earthling problem.

  • Paleoconn

    So instead of admitting that it the problem is black and hispanic youths, they decide to exclude everybody under 18. How about them youts in their 20s? How will this solve that problem?

    I have a solution. Pepper the mall with frames of Rembrandt and busts by Michelangelo, and have the speakers blare out Mozart and Vivaldi, from opening to closing. You might actually succeed in changing the demographics of the mall staff, as well.