Tallahassee Reports recently wrote a story about a “crisis brewing” at the City of Tallahassee Police Department. The research by TR documented how concerns and requests by the Police Department had been ignored for years. Calls for service had increased, while sworn officer positions had declined since 2008. Read full story here.
Now, with the recent focus on gun violence, it appears the City is trying to respond, though some say it is rather late.
Tallahassee Reports has learned that the proposed 2015 budget for the City did not include any new sworn positions.