Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Budget Cut Could Cost Police Dept.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Michael Davis Journal Staff Writer


Move To Save $1,000 May Cause Job Loss, Demotions

An attempt to save money may cause a series of demotions or a termination in the Corrales Police Department.

The Village Council Tuesday night revisited the removal of the captain position from the department's personnel roster.

The council has tried to remove the position but the debate over it has spanned several meetings.

Mayor Gary Kanin said at Tuesday's meeting that removing the position would cause an unjust termination or a series of demotions from the captain down.

"The amount of money you are trying to save is about $1,000," Kanin told Councilor Melanie Scholer after she made a motion to remove the captain slot. …

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