Chico police Explorers score high in ...

Chico police Explorers score high in regional competition

There are 3 comments on the Chico Enterprise-Record story from Apr 15, 2010, titled Chico police Explorers score high in regional competition. In it, Chico Enterprise-Record reports that:

Explorers from the Chico Police Department captured two first-place awards and a second in a competition held last weekend in Sonora.

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whatever

United States

#1 Apr 15, 2010
What is obscene is the amount of overtime paid to the "advisers" of these young adults.

The city is broke and will be asking employees to take pay cuts, yet cops and other police staff get paid to go to meetings, trainings, and competitions with these kids.
Whatever shut it

Chico, CA

#2 Apr 15, 2010
hey Mr. Whatever, you have no idea what you're talking about. The officers that take time with this kids don't get paid enough and do A LOT of their work off the clock, not including endless phone calls from Scouts and their parents.

I guess it would be better if the cops were paid over time to catch these kids as CRIMINALS instead of Scouts.

Shut your pie hole!
Whatever

United States

#3 Apr 16, 2010
Wow! Touch a nerve, did I?

I remember when Explorer and Boy Scout leaders were VOLUNTEERS. I wish I got paid CPD cop wages (time and a half even!) to do what thousands of people do for free.

Cash your check quick, Mr. Explorer Adviser. The Chief will have to answer very soon why he is spending money on a program like this while the department and city are mired in a financial crisis.

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