Capital to get 175 more officers

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A50656-2003Apr28.html Washington, D.C., which already has one of the nation's highest ratios of police officers per population, will get 175 more under an informal agreement between the City Council and Mayor Anthony A. Williams. The Washington Post says many of the new employees will bolster the city's languishing neighborhood patrols. The agreement is contingent on a promise by Williams and Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey not to divert the money for the extra officers . . .

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