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Fulton County sheriff cautions against eliminating road patrol

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Eliminating the road patrol division of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department to help balance the 2012 county budget would be a foolish and dangerous measure, Sheriff Thomas J. Lorey said Tuesday. Lorey, responding to a comment from County Administrator Jon R. Stead, called the proposal “the most ridiculous idea I’ve heard.” Stead mentioned the possible elimination of road patrols to save $1.1 million as one of many options the county Board of Supervisors will have ...

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cracker
July 27, 2011
5:18 a.m.

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Don't think the tax cap is going to help lower taxes. The county board will override it with 60% of the weighted vote. This is just a scare tactic to encourage override.

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