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Cutting NUPD K9 unit considered

January 8, 2013

NEW ULM – The New Ulm Police Department (NUPD) is considering cutting its K9 unit in response to budget constraints. NUPD Chief Myron Wieland said nothing has been officially determined....

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Jan-09-13 2:58 PM

Are there any statistics that show how often the k9 is used? If they help another agency, ie the Sheriff's Office, aren't they billed for that? If not, should they be? I'm guessing with your current County Commissioners, monetary assistance from the Sheriff's Office is out of the question. They give themselves raises, and yet cut county services...

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Jan-10-13 7:05 AM

I'm not talking monitory support. I am wondering if New Ulm taxpayers pay the same portion of the Sheriff's budget compared to rural taxpayers. If so, (and I don't know if they do, that is what I am asking) then they should be entitled to the services of the department.

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