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Town police budget: How does it compare?

UPDATED, June 30: As discussion continues nationally about how to reshape police following the death of George Floyd, protests continue evenings at 6 in Arlington Center, as do questions about how the town's Police Department may change.

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To address this discussion with facts, Shane Curcuru of Arlington, with help from some friends, has provided some comparative data about Arlington and comparable towns showing that town police work under a reasonably lean budget.

That budget includes one social worker, who is not a sworn or uniformed officer, who works in the department.

Find this data at Menotomymatters.com >>


Menotomy Matters: Town finances
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