"A hostile management atmosphere" more money won't fix
COLUMBIA, Mo 5/28/16 (Beat Byte)
-- Public safety funding partly drove the recent Columbia Mayoral election, and talk of higher property taxes for more cops continues even after voters defeated the idea in 2014.
But Columbia Police Department (CPD) insiders maintain more money won't fix management missteps that have plagued the department for years.
SWAT officers shoot a dog during a pot bust gone awry. A police officer slams a suspect into a jail cell wall. Chief
"pennies from Heaven,"
CPD's share of civil forfeiture assets.
COLUMBIA, 5/27/16 (Beat Byte) --
In another ironic blow to the wisdom of Columbia city manager
-- the emergency management director he terminated -- has been named the
nation's top emergency management director