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Obama Administration Denies NYPD Federal Funds to Hire More Cops

October 01, 2010  | 

The NYPD will get no green from Washington to put more men in blue on our streets. For the second year in a row, the Obama administration has denied the nation's largest police force federal funds to hire more cops.

The reason New York is getting no taste of the $298 million the Justice Department is doling out? Our cops do too good a job, and our taxpayers are already footing the bill.

Justice Department officials dole out awards based on a formula that weighs crime rates, community policing plans and "fiscal health factors."

Read Full Story at NYDailyNews.com

Tags: Barack Obama, NYPD, Hiring Initiatives


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