Rich neighborhoods hiring private security as cities lay off cops

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, April 5, 2013 20:35 EDT
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As cities lay off police, frustrated neighborhoods turn to private cops (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Copyright ImageClick to View A closed and boarded up Oakland Police Department recruiting center is seen in downtown in Oakland, Calif., in 2010. Officer layoffs are one reason that some Oakland neighborhoods are hiring private security officers. (Paul Sakuma/AP/File) On the streets of Oakland, budget…

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