Off-duty police officers and supporters rallied at City Hall and packed the City Commission meeting on Monday to push for better wages and benefits, News Channel 8 reports. Police, who have not received a raise since October 2019, have switched to a new union that is currently negotiating with city administrators. | ALSO: Ledger coverage (subscribers only)

Source: News Channel 8

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  1. Our Police Officers deserve a yearly raise! They put their lives on the line everyday for us, in return they deserve our respect and our support. Give them their raise!!

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