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Public Safety Officer

October 4, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   Township safety plan questioned   To the editor; At the Sept. 25 Plymouth Township Board of Trustees’ meeting, I asked our township supervisor an important question regarding his plan to implement a public service model that has police officers serving as firefighters. The plan

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October 1, 2012  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Chris Hull, a resident and professional fire-fighter, recently expressed his concern that the Township will end up paying more for lesser trained personnel, slower response times with an inferior township fire service without professionals certified in advanced life support.   To the editor:   The

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WATCH VIDEO-   September 18, 2012  PLYMOUTH VOICE.   Informed sources report Plymouth Township’s police union personnel are now in the ratification process of a proposal to combine fire fighter and police duties into public safety officer positions, commonly known as PSO’s. The proposed plan will necessitate hiring many more

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September 6, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   Mr. Edwards, who plans to oversee the operation, will require the Township to increase their reliance on the services of the HVA Ambulance Co.   TO THE EDITOR   I have made it my business to become thoroughly informed about the issues surrounding our

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August 29, 2012   PLYMOUTH VOICE.   The Real Challenges of Consolidating Police and Fire. By James McLaughlin. With the financial strains currently facing many city managers and mayors throughout the country, consolidation of services is a hot topic in town halls everywhere. Because fire and police departments are often two

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