New Orleans Mayor Wants More Police; Budget Tight

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http://www.nola.com/crime/t-p/index.ssf?/base/news-1/1060841721293060.xml Some New Orleans city agencies may take a budget hit to pay for increases in the police department. Mayor Ray Nagin wants to hire hundreds of new police officers and beef up the New Orleans Police Department's budget by millions of dollars each year, while other departments have been asked to propose cuts of 10 or 20 percent. Administration officials have warned that the city faces a . . .

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