Longboat Key police responded to 5,734 calls in 2012, a slight drop compared to the 6,024 calls they handled in 2011.
The police department says four license-plate cameras are needed on the north end to curb motorists attempting to use side streets to avoid having their pictures taken.
The Police Department is reducing its number of police captains from five to two, while streamlining efficiencies.
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A gutsy move to maintain payroll in the core of the downturn has finally begun to show dividends for one entrepreneur.
Property maintenance code changes still need reviewed further by the Planning and Zoning Board in March.