The Chief is a good man who has to answer to the Mayor and City Council. When a large percentage of the City's budget has to fund the storm water project due to previous neglect/negligence, services/departments such as the PD & FD suffer. The Citizens in-turn receive less than sufficient service. Voice your concerns to your elected officials, they're are responsible and to blame. The Chief can only squeeze so much blood from the turnip.
Add my name. This spineless repugnican will be out next election guaranteed.
Add my name as well. Spineless doesn't begin to describe my thoughts about Lamborn.
Add my name as well. I abhor the actions of this spineless so called representative. Meet with your constituents. Do your damn job Lamborn!
They look delish! I can't wait to have one.. congratulations guys!
Good point, however Nicola Sapp, the uneducated and unqualified Chief Financial and Administration Officer of El Paso County should be held accountable too. As the CFAO, she is the gatekeeper of all things financial for El Paso County to include the Sheriff's Office. What disciplinary measures will she face? This falls on her shoulders too.
Only TWO killed by the CJC staff? I scoff at that low a number. And they have the Blue Lives Matter campaigning to legalize Execution by Cop, without trial, nationwide. I know several deputies who will be jumping with glee if the already stiff protections for Killer Kops get even more pronounced. Talk back to a pig and die. The Kounty Kangaroo Kourts already uphold that standard.
ya jill says "let the people vote" then does NOTHING to put that vote forward...... not a good choice but given the alternate choice might be the best choice......
Bad management isn't a budget issue.
Nope, Bill Burns. Our parents, grandparents, great grandparents, or further back might be immigrants, but we would only be immigrants if we personally moved here from somewhere else ourselves. I was born in the US to parents who were born here. I am not an immigrant. One of my grandfathers was an immigrant, because he came here from another country.
I was enjoying the plains and then saw and heard these giant oil rigs that smelt bad... Drones aren't really a problem. The few times I've seen a drone flying above me, I thought, " Wow cool, a drone!"; not, " STUPID INCONSIDERATE PUNKS TRYING TO RUIN MY TIME!!!".
I'd say, unless the pilot is being irresponsible or intentionally trying to disturb someone, let them be. If you're out to enjoy the outdoors, you'll be out there for more than 25 minutes, which is the battery life on those things.
Get over yourself.
I read an article by Nat stein she forgot to state the most important fact about helping the homeless it is jobs. I did a short stent at the no hope center and the only thing I got out of it was an upper respirtory infection that I still have a year and half later. I have been on and off homeless for about four years. I come to the library every day and work on their computer's to find work not here in the springs but every state in the western U.S. and I have found work not here but in Idaho and south Dakota but it was seasonal. the contracted trail clean up should be done by the homeless not contracted positions. I know I'd be working it.
This doesn't just occur downtown - there are camps across the creek from the Goose Gossage park, and further down near Criterium Bike Shop. Some of those are piled with trash - in those areas, there are no facilities of any kind so I presume they're using the creek (which some tents are pitched right next to) for a toilet.
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You don't say!
Here is good question! Who was held accountable for this stupidity? Was Larry Borland held accountable? Was Brian McPike or Jane Fromme held accountable? Heck, Fromme has been the bookkeeper of those funds for many years now. Did she get disciplined?
It's interesting, Elder and his "little house of horrors" tried hiding this until the DirtyElder website exposed it and the media started snooping! A lot more credibility goes out to the DirtyElder website, that's for sure!
In any event, all along so many EPC and EPSO staff have said Borland, McPike, Fromme, Kniffen, Bell and DeStefano are INCOMPETENT and SHOULD NOT be assigned to jobs that deal with money!!!! This shows one very clear example. What a shame!
government that includes Glenn and Doug bruce etc - you should not be surprised at such crap
clarity is not their strength, but you know haw many have no pensions?
no tears for this DA.
he should pay back lump sum , except if he dies his pension dies too
Look, the GOP and the DNC are the weakest ever! Time to POUNCE! www.coloradoprogressiveparty.org Feel the BERN!
so you just up and abandon us?
Hire more officers; Police officers, command staff and Chief have a tough job especially without enough officers. An unsigned, derogatory letter should get zero response.
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