Council takes on police fee

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For the first time since last summer, the Keizer City Council will formally address the possibility of additional police in Keizer. The council will take up the issue at its work session Monday, June 12. The session begins at 5:45 p.m. at the Keizer Civic Center. Public testimony is welcomed and encouraged. Keizer currently has 37 police officers, but that average of roughly one-officer-per-1,000-residents is well below national and state averages. Keizer Police Chief John Teague would like to add another five officers to the roles in a variety of different capacities, none...

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