Added by Jay Lowry on October 15, 2008 at 12:13pm — No Comments
The dernier cri of politicians is now "the economy is killing our town, city, state." Whilst true in many cases it is an old statement, used far too often during the past three decades. Our economy is in poor shape but we can't allow it to destroy public safety.
From Atlanta to Phoenix the cuts in staffing, closing of stations, and other "proactive budgetary moves" are leaving tremendous gaps in protection. This isn't acceptable even within the framework of a larger, dismal economic…Continue