Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney will receive funds for 63 new police officers in the newly approved budget.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney will receive funds for 63 new police officers in the newly approved budget. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney will receive funds for 63 new police officers in the newly approved budget. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte city budget has no property tax hike, but hires 63 new police officers

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