126 Houston Police Officers Announce Retirement After Pension Reform – Law Officer: A day after 126 Houston police officers filed paperwork to retire, some are concerned to see so many leave at once.
“To see that much experience leaving is a sad situation,” said Officer Ray Hunt, the president of the Houston Police Union. “Clearly, anytime you’re 800 to 1,500 officers short, that’s where we are now, anytime you have an uptick in the number of people leaving it’s going to have an effect.”
The departures have drastically increased since the Mayor announced pension reforms.
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