How do Baltimore police respond when the home of the daughter of a former president is burglarized? Baltimore Sun columnist Peter Hermann has the answer:

The attention for an otherwise routine burglary — one of 2,963 reported this year in the city through June 5, Hermann writes — did not sit well with many of the readers who commented on the Sun's website.

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But police say they have to take seriously a break-in at the residence of the daughter of former President George W. Bush: Any breach of security around a close relative of a former president could be more than a random break-in, Hermann writes. It could be a targeted threat, which authorities don't have to consider in most burglaries.

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