11/30 Letters to the editor

Law officers deserve better pay

Many jobs come with stress.

Sometimes these jobs cause severe family problems, alcoholism, drug problems, divorces, and abuses of all kinds.

One of our most stressful jobs is that of law officer — a job with few thank-yous that produces old men and women before their time.

Most citizens wouldn’t last a day in this job.

How do we find and retain people to do this job?

A 20-year retirement plan, better pay and a better understanding of our police force by the citizens and the community. That’s a good start in the right direction. Maybe then we could have a