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Wed January 26, 2011
Pontiac police to stay on the beat
Pontiac police officers will continue to patrol their city. The police officers union has reached an agreement with the city's state appointed emergency financial manager which will avoid a court injunction sought by the union.
The Oakland Press reported Oakland County sheriff's deputies were preparing to takeover police patrols in the city. The county board of commissioners approved the plan last week.
Pontiac is struggling with a massive city budget deficit. Bringing in the sheriff's deputies was intended to save some money. But the police union argues their contract with the city doesn't expire for another year.
The Detroit News reports Pontiac police chief Val Gross is relieved that the situation is finally resolved.
"This is not the end of the war, just one battle."