Budget Woes Lead to 911-Response Cutbacks

Smithfield, N.C., police to present plan caused by funding gap for gas money.
0:43 | 11/01/11

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A North Carolina police department may be forced take drastic action to offset a budget shortfall. Smithfield police will present a proposal to their City Council that would cut responses. To some 911 calls and cut down on patrols -- their funding for gas money is an increased. Residents are concerned about the impending changes. Feel like -- in a safe neighborhood and don't see much from there. Yeah always a concern when athletes on the streets and it's always -- CM patrol through the neighborhood. -- 30000 dollars of funding is not approved for -- purpose saying at this Mansfield police department will also start responding. To nonviolent crimes over the phone -- for traveling to the saint.

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