Mich. police budget cuts threaten drop in crime
The Flint Journal
GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. — At least one trend in Flint has moved into desired territory — that being a dramatic decrease in homicides after years of notoriety that comes with being named one of the nation's most dangerous cities.
The change occurred on Mayor Don Williamson's watch, which makes it all the more troubling to see him in the position of offering a city budget that threatens to undercut Flint's crime-fighting success by dramatically reducing Police Department staff.
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