Re "Sacramento's sales tax hike, Measure U, deserves a no' " (Editorials, Sept. 30): It's interesting to read that Chief Rick Braziel is worried that "force reductions are allowing more crime on the streets," while simultaneously advocating disbanding the Twin Rivers Police Department.
How does that work exactly? Or is the plan to simply take the Twin Rivers Unified School District money and hire new Sacramento police officers to back-fill the 150 sworn officers lost since 2008? How will the Sacramento Police Department be able to staff the school campuses? Just curious.
It would seem that there is a better way to protect the students and campuses. Didn't I read a letter from the Sacramento County Grand Jury foreman commending the school district for its corrective actions and positive response to the criticisms of the grand jury report last year?
Is The Bee editorial board so against Twin Rivers that you can't recognize the changes that have been made?
Charlea R. Moore, Elverta
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