Texas department proposes $63.9M budget
Costs include raise for officers, patrol car cameras
By Steven Alford
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi police plan to operate on a $63.9 million budget next fiscal year, which will fund about 450 officers and more than 230 civilian employees.
The department's budget is about $400,000 more than last year. The city's overall budget will have its first public hearing July 10. A boost for the police budget will come from about $10.1 million in grants and another $1.8 million from red-light camera citations.
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