Prince George's police getting budget help, new officers
Following a violent start to 2011, Prince George's County law enforcement agencies will get a funding boost in the county executive's proposed budget, the Washington Examiner reports.
County Executive Rushern Baker's budget adds $8 million to last year's public safety budget and calls for adding 51 sworn officers, including one new homicide investigator. It also allows for the addition of 220 new police vehicles, according to the Washington Examiner.
Other new additions coming from the funding boost will include 104 new members to the county fire department, seven new fire trucks and 15 new ambulances, the Examiner reports.
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