Bad Policy Changes at Police Department

Officers To Give Warning First, Tickets 2nd Performance of Police Officers Now Based on Ticket Quota. 07/22/02 In order to alleviate race based complaints based on unfair traffic stops, City of Coral Springs Police are now following a policy that forces them to issue you a written warning on the first stop, and then if you commit the offense again, they must issue you a ticket.  This warning based program obviously comes to light given that the rest of the country is sensitive to the recent goings on of the Los Angeles Police department. Sources within the department have indicated…

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SIDE DOOR PICKUP: A BUNCH OF GARBAGE

by Howard Melamed Now that the City of Coral Springs collects money for garbage and we can’t complain to Southern Sanitation, side door pickup is now a bunch of garbage. Southern Sanitations contract requires them to bring the 2 garbage cans beside your side door to the street every time there is garbage collection and then bring them back. It is something that the city commissions negotiated as one of those  “Perks’” for having southern sanitation have exclusive right to our garbage.  The problem is that Southern Sanitation does not honor this contract clause with everyone, unless you  harass them…

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City Manager Refuses Police Chief’s Plea Coral Springs Police Department Short 26 officers

07/14/02 3rd Draft: Added information at the bottom Reliable sources have verified that Police Chief Roy Arigo told City Manager Mike Levenson that he needed another 26 police officers and more money to properly operate the police force and provide Coral Springs with proper protection. He was bluntly told that he must do the job with the current size of the force  and budget or else Levenson will find another police chief that can. Chief Arigo was said to be livid with the City Manager and that he has serious concerns about the safety Coral Springs’ 120,000 citizens. Coralsprings.com has…

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City Manager Refuses Police Chief’s Plea

Coral Springs Police Department Short 26 officers  07/14/02 3rd Draft: Added information at the bottom Reliable sources have verified that Police Chief Roy Arigo told City Manager Mike Levenson that he needed another 26 police officers and more money to properly operate the police force and provide Coral Springs with proper protection. He was bluntly told that he must do the job with the current size of the force  and budget or else Levenson will find another police chief that can. Chief Arigo was said to be livid with the City Manager and that he has serious concerns about the…

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