"Police strategy put under scrutiny"
Gazette, November 10, 2005 (by Erin Henk, Staff Writer)
Some Clinton residents are concerned about an understaffed police department, and they want increased police visibility, more community involvement to assist officers assigned to District 5, and perhaps even a new police chief, according to a community evaluation of a resource enhancement plan.
Despite their many attempts to collaborate with County Executive Jack Johnson and Police Chief Melvin High on the plan for officers in District 5, community leaders say they have not received the collaboration needed to carry it out.
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In the evaluation, they expressed concern that disputes between Chief High and his officers have caused problems within the department and suggested naming a new police chief as a step in the right direction.