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Obama Meets Ohio Police Recruits Hired Due to Stimulus Package

March 06, 2009  | 

Today Columbus (Ohio) PD recruits, whose jobs have been saved by the massive $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Congress passed last month, will have the opportunity to thank President Barack Obama face to face as they finally join the force.

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bigowl @ 3/9/2009 4:49 PM

As normal the media has got it wrong again. The recruits were originally laid off because CPD refused a pay cut while in the process of contract negotiations with Columbus. This while every other division in the City of Columbus took a pay cut. Also you might find it interesting that Obama had all the police officers in attendence disarmed.

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