Tuesday, January 8, 2013

The tales of two big city mayors... Which one is telling the truth - Los Angeles Mayor: More cops decreases crime - Chicago Mayor: The number of cops doesn't decrease crime

The city of Los Angeles hires more police officers which placed the number of officers at over 10,000, the first time L.A. has had that many sworn officers in its history.
Chicago is down over 2,000 police officers and leads the nation in homicides and shootings.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, second from right, smile before the news conference Monday announcing the new staffing level at the Police Department.


For the first time in the city's history, Los Angeles' police force now exceeds 10,000 officers, city officials said Monday.
Appearing with LAPD Chief Charlie Beck to discuss the continued drop in crime last year, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said the department is budgeted for 10,023 officers, up from the 9,963 authorized over the last three years, during a deep budget crisis.
The staffing increase took effect Jan. 1, when 60 sworn officers moved into the LAPD from the General Services Department, which patrols parks, libraries and other municipal buildings, said Villaraigosa spokesman Peter Sanders. Those officers will continue to patrol city facilities, budget officials said.
Some questioned the significance of the staffing milestone, since the overall number of sworn officers employed by the city hasn't grown.
"It's an increase for show," said Kevin James, a candidate for mayor in the March 5 election who has questioned Villaraigosa's LAPD hiring goals. "The mayor really wanted to get to 10,000 one way or the other before he left office, and this was the way he could do it under the current budget constraints."
Los Angeles experienced a 10.5% decrease in gang crime and an 8.2% drop in violent crime last year, compared with 2011. The city had the lowest number of violent crimes per capita of any major city, including New York and Chicago, Villaraigosa said.

12 comments:

Connie diaz said...

Mexicans run LA wite people run Chicago. We know how to run a city U dont know nothing.

Anonymous said...

The answer is ... they're BOTH liars, since they're both Democrats.
El Spico just happened to accidentally speak the truth, for which he will be forced to privately apologize to Herr Emmanuel by order of the Half Nigger in Charge.

Anonymous said...

Give the LA mayor some credit. Our mayor doesn't give a fuck. End of story.

Anonymous said...

Looks like Reno-911 Roll Call Room

Anonymous said...

Rahm is too stupid to figure it out. Or maybe he just wants the city to fall deeper into the abyss.

Rahm Israel Emanuel said...

"Connie diaz said...

Mexicans run LA wite people run Chicago. We know how to run a city U dont know nothing."

Call a Jew incorrectly as being white and I will see you and you family is one of the 6 mexi rats who get deported from Sanctuary each decade!

Go on and make my list whore!

Bad Smeller said...

Who runs Chicongo ?

"wite" people or do you mean KITE people?

2+2=1 1+1= 0 0+0= POLICE said...


You ain't heared nothin yet?

Anonymous said...

Isn't the temperature warmer in L.A. then in Chicago? Just sayin'

Anonymous said...

Chicago still claims it really has 13500 officers,maybe in Narnia but not on the streets.

Anonymous said...

Even a taco bender has more on the ball than rham. Chicongo does have 13,500 P/O's , some are detailed to middle earth, some w/hobbits.You all know rham is a Hobbit? Don't you ?

Anonymous said...

The mayor of LA is a worthless prick as is the mayor of Chicago.