March 7, 2009
Obama Highlights Funds for Law Enforcement
By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, Copyright NYTIMES.com
In January, more than two dozen new police recruits in Columbus, Ohio, were sent notices that they would be laid off, even before they were sworn in as officers. The city had spent $1.4 million to train them, but like cities everywhere, Columbus was running out of money.
But a few weeks later,...