Get more cops out of their cars where it's important to know the people and get "the word on the street" in critical neighborhoods. It'll save gas, car repair, decrease CO2 pollution and humanize the face of the "the force."
Do not allow police officers to sit in their cars with the engines running
I suggest you consider make cuts that will eliminate Special Deferred Compensation programs in both Police and Fire. In the Fire Department, the City contributes 3% of the top step base salary of all fire fighters to the City’s deferred compensation program. The makes this contribution of 3% regardless of whether or not an employee makes a voluntary contribution to the deferred compensation program. In the Police Department ...more »
Stop paying overtime to cops and just hire more police. We'll have less burned out cops and more bodies on the street.
I suggest you eliminate the SPD horse patrol and move officers to street patrol.