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Section A: General News


Letter: Large towns or small towns, law enforcement deserves respect




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May 30, 2012 | 1,848 views | 21 comments

Editor:

Is there no regard or respect for law enforcement in a small community? . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
June 6, 2012 4:48am
 
crenshaw....Since you indicate knowledge of the benefits, why not enlighten the rest of the populace with this expertise. What is the total compensation of entry level personnel and more senior deputies ? What is the cash ... More ›

 
crenshaw.glen@yahoo.com  
Floresville  
June 5, 2012 11:26pm
 
Prairie Grouch, after reading your comments about Deputy benefits....you don't know any of the particulars.

 
facts  
san antonio  
June 5, 2012 6:42pm
 
This cracks me up to see comments when people don't know the facts.

 
One Voice  
Floresville  
June 5, 2012 12:37pm
 
I believe they also have a retirement plan.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
June 5, 2012 12:09pm
 
Concerning country law enforcement pay, when lobbying for pay increases by individuals or their families, it is common to leave the benefits out of the picture. I believe it costs the county $797.51 per employee for health care ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
June 4, 2012 4:24am
 
Increased pay does not increase efficiency in any type of job. It may attract better applicants but does nothing to improve the efficiency and work ethic of the current workforce. Any worker that says the he or she would ... More ›

 
Something Else to Say v3.0  
Realville  
June 3, 2012 9:07pm
 
I would support a 50% increase in pay so long as an increase in performance and professionalism come with the deal, including dispatchers. If the current level of service is expected, I would be vehemently opposed to it. Most ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
June 3, 2012 5:32pm
 
Something to say 2.....Your quote of my comment does not indicate that I believe that police make the laws. If you think so, maybe something is affecting your ability to comprehend. Concerning the degree of respect for the ... More ›

 
One Voice  
Floresville  
June 3, 2012 4:41pm
 
Got it at the last counsel meeting. I did not say they did not deserve it, either. You assumed incorrectly. Generally speaking - people usually earn respect. Sometimes we are feared into it - but, that is not true respect ... More ›

 
Something else to say 2  
June 3, 2012 4:22pm
 
One voice, 42% increase in pay???? where do you get that from? The Sheriff deputies are lucky if they get a 2 or 3% raise per year. What I am baffled by is why everyone gets in an uproar when our military doesn't get their raises, ... More ›

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