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Utica Common Council Rejects PT Police Plan
Utica, NY (WIBX) - A resolution to adopt a city policy regarding the hiring of part-time police officers to help reduce the cost of police services was defeated last night by the Utica Common Council.  The resolution, drafted by Councilor-at-Large James Zecca, was shot down 6&nbs…
Utica Common Council: Deeper Cuts to Police & Fire
Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Utica Common Council has been examining Mayor Palmieri's city budget over the last few weeks, now the council is suggesting deeper cuts to police and fire departments.
Mayor Palmieri originally called for the reduction of 38 city employees, 11 from police and 6 from the fi…
Utica Phoenix Editor: Mediation Needed, Not Legal Battle
Utica, NY (WIBX) - After getting word that the UPD Police Benevolent Association plans on taken legal action against the Utica Phoenix--the paper responsible for releasing an edited police dash-cam video that seems to show two officers planting drug evidence-- Editor, Cassadra Harris-Lockwood i…
UPD PBA Seeking Legal Action Against Utica Phoenix
Utica, NY (WIBX) - Although no official paper work has been filed, according to sources at the Utica Police Department, the Police Benevolent Association is preparing to take legal action against the Utica Phoenix, after the weekly newspaper released an edited version of a police dash-cam video…