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City Of Taylor Lays Off 9 Police Officers

TAYLOR (WWJ) – As a first step in cutting the city’s budget, effective Sunday, the city of Taylor has laid off nine police officers.

Mayor Jeffrey Lamarand says next year’s budget reflects  a police force of 48 officers, down from 72. 

Lamarand says more cuts are coming to all departments, because the money just isn’t  there. 

Many cities are seeing severe budget cuts, click on here to read latest.

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