Query from reader: “Have you heard anything about local police (Boise city, ACS, Garden City) sending people or cars at our expense to the service for the four officers shot in Washington? I think it’s early next week. I object for a number of reasons.
Following the tragic execution style killings of four Seattle area coppers, lawmen from throughout the nation will converge on Seattle next week to pay their last respects–including contingents from Boise, Ada County, Garden City, and Meridian.
Boise Chief Mike Masterson told the GUARDIAN his department will send two motorcycle coppers and two honor guards. They will coordinate transportation with Ada County which is sending a couple deputies and Garden City which is also sending two. Meridian PD is also sending a pair of officers.
At least for Boise there will be no overtime, but they will be gone for a total of three paid days.
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