HPD Chief Susan Ballard plans to ‘shore up’ neighborhood beats with infusion of new officers
By Mark Ladao firstname.lastname@example.org
March 5, 2020
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“In at least the last probably 35 years … we’ve never seen that number coming to the police department.”
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2020 February 4 CTY HSA Photo by Bruce Asato
Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard speaks at the joint press conference with legislative leaders and law enforcement announcing gun violence prevention and mental health bills, Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Legislators included Representatives Della Au Belatti, Chris Lee, Joy San Buenaventura, Gregg Takayama and Senators Rosalyn Baker, Clarence Nishihara, Karl Rhoads, appeared with Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard, Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors and Edward Mersereau, State Department of Health, Deputy Director of Behavioral Health Services.