I think that issue will be revisited by the prosecution on redirect.
I'd rather not walk around there at night - but before the covid lockdown I drove by Cup Foods several times a week going to and from classes near downtown, and I wasn't at all worried about my safety. Lately it's become worse but there's been a crime spike here as in a lot of other cities.
with no cross by the defense. He was articulate and knowledgeable about his role as a police officer. He came across to me as credible. So maybe the defense didnt want to inadvertently open more doors for the prosecution as happened with a previous witness.