Eastern KY Police Plan

The City of Allen may soon have officers patrolling their streets again.According to Prestonsburg city officials, leaders in the city of Allen terminated their police presence in early January. City officials say this decision was made in the best interest of the community.“It’s financially feasible, it is common sense feasible, its the right thing to do,” says Captain of the Prestonsburg Police Department Ross Shurtleff.After the termination of police presence, both Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and the Prestonsburg Police Department were contacted to give contract law enforcement proposals to Allen city commissioners.If the agreement gets approved it will become the first of its kind in Eastern Kentucky.

Source: MG News

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