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Resource ID: #16404
Subject: Police
Source: News-Democrat (Belleville, Ill.)
Date: Aug. 1, 1999 (follow-ups running through Sept. 5, 1999)



This story investigates what happened when the City of East St. Louis decided to "cut costs by providing early retirement incentives to its senior officers. As a result, the department lost many of its most-experienced officers, leaving behind officers with some of the worst discipline problems."

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