Peter M. Sommer: New badges a bad investment

May 18, 2014 

As a citizen living in Salida, I oppose Modesto’s plan to annex Salida in part because of Modesto’s history of bad planning and bad decisions. Case in point: At a time when money is short and law enforcement officers are being laid off, city officials thought the best use of $24,000 was to purchase new badges and uniform patches to give the police a retro look. Modesto, stay away from Salida!



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