Police Union To Fla. City: Hire 50 More Officers For Faster Response

In Fort Lauderdale, patrol officers are busy answering 200,000 calls a year. If the city beefed up staffing with an extra 50 cops, they might get there faster, union leaders say. Those new cops would not come free. Boosting the ranks by 50 officers would cost an estimated $6.5 million in the first year alone — […]