"Discussions with City Hall staff about this topic did not result in my receiving a clear indication as to whether or not the city accepts, in principal, the idea of civilizianizing positions previously held by police officers...When I receive definitive guidance from the city about whether or not it accepts the concept of civilianization I will propose either cutting the number of commissioned or civilian positions."Isom's 2010 budget calls for an additional $2.1 million for civilian salaries.
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