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City will seek COPS fund for extra officer
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MONROE - A resolution authorizing application for a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice COPS Office for an additional police officer for a direct school assignment passed in a 7-1 vote Wednesday at the City of Monroe Common Council meeting.Alderman Thurston Hanson voted against the resolution."I don't want to be adding any city employees on city budgets as tight as they are," Hanson said during an interview after the meeting.