Crestwood Police Department

Crestwood first-responder pay competitive in region, Simpson says

The city of Crestwood has made significant strides in making the salaries of its police and firefighters “very competitive in the region,” according to City Administrator Kris Simpson. Representatives and supporters of the city’s Police and Fire departments jammed the city’s Aldermanic Chambers last week to voice their dissatisfaction to city officials regarding the amount

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Police, fire supporters pack Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting

Representatives and supporters of Crestwood’s Police and Fire departments voiced their dissatisfaction to the Board of Aldermen last week regarding the amount of raises proposed by the city and a new merit pay plan. Roughly 75 people jammed the city’s Aldermanic Chambers Nov. 14 to voice their support for police officers, represented by Teamsters Local

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Crestwood police union rejects city’s proposed contract

Crestwood’s police union, represented by Teamsters Local 610, voted to reject the city’s proposed contract last week and cease negotiating. The contract, which union negotiators had requested as both sides neared the end of over 14 months of good-faith bargaining, was a compromise that balanced improvements to the Police Department with what taxpayers could reasonably

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South county cities begin to outline use of Prop P revenues

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com As concerns grow that county municipalities may use funds from Proposition P for things besides police, south county cities are beginning to outline how they might spend the new revenue stream. Voters approved Prop P, a half-cent countywide sales tax, in April. The measure is estimated to generate $80

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