The geographic policing pilot
project is set to begin January 1st, 2013. It's the start of
Mayor Larry Morrissey could not confirm those locations saying real estate is the last piece in the plan.
The city hopes to have the police
department out of the public safety building by fall of next year. It's a move
Mayor of Rockford Larry Morrissey explained "the idea is to get out of a centralized building into the community where the work needs to be done."
5th Ward Alderman Venita
Hervey said "we also need to look as
Logistics still have to be worked
out such as the number of officers at each station and pay. The
City leaders saying that's not helpful, but more hurtful to the community and the overall goal of the new policing model.
The Winnebago County Board is
responsible for the