Mayor Madden Statement Regarding the Troy Police Department Emergency Response Team

Mayor Madden Statement Regarding the Troy Police Department Emergency Response Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | JANUARY 5, 2017

Mayor Madden Statement Regarding the Troy Police Department Emergency Response Team

TROY, NYMayor Patrick Madden has issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision to maintain operations of the Troy Police Department’s Emergency Response Team (ERT):

“During the last several weeks, my administration has worked closely with the Troy Police Department leadership and members of the ERT to ensure the continued operations of this valuable and highly trained unit. As a result, we have achieved a responsible solution which preserves the team in a manner which does not significantly impact overtime expenses while ensuring the continued effectiveness of our public safety efforts in the City of Troy. We will continue to work closely with members of the ERT and the department to monitor costs associated with the team to ensure that they stay within budgeted expenses without negatively impacting their operations.”

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