Saw this lovely piece on the Drudge today.
911 Dispatcher Tells Woman About To Be Sexually Assaulted There Are No Cops To Help Her Due To Budget Cuts
Thoughts in no particular order.
- I don’t know where this gal lived but Josephine County is pretty rural. If a cop needs 30 minutes to get there all they can do is take a report and maybe clean up the mess. Rural people are pretty much on their own anyway.
-I would be interested in having a conversation about what a Sheriff’s role is with the Josephine County Sheriff. Personally as a Sheriff I would answer the important calls myself if nobody else was available.
- Budget cuts at the state, county and city level are a reality. That means fewer cops in many places. I have issues with a few things some cops do but generally they are good people doing their best and are certainly a force for order in our society. You had better accept that you are becoming more and more on your own. Get