Across U.S., police struggle with staffing
By Jeremy Kohler
The St. Louis Dispatch
Related: Slain St. Louis officer was alone because of lack of manpower
LOS ANGELES — A car swerved to avoid passing an oncoming police car. A pair of Los Angeles police officers made a U-turn and caught up.
Three people inside, jewel thieves armed to the teeth, gave up meekly.
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