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OPINION Thursday, October 22, 2015 continued from page 4 The Cheney Police Department is made up of 14 commissioned police officers - Police Chief, commander, detective sergeant, detective, two patrol sergeants, seven patrol offi- cers, and one school resource officer. CPD serves a population of 11,310, but an estimated daytimepopulation of nearly 25,000 during the EWU school year. A study was done in 2014 of all police departments serving cities of 9,000 - 12,000 in Washington State. Cheney is nearly at the top of that list based on population, but the Cheney Police Department is dead last in staffing. CPD would need to hire an additional six officers to meet the average number of officers of the other 11 cities polled. When the same cities were stud- ied based on the ratio of number of officers per 1,000 residents, CPD would need to hire four officers just to surpass the second lowest city on the list and would need to hire eight officers to reach the average of those cities. (CPD would need to hire 34 officers to meet that same ratio if the continued from page 4 ture and risk of concus- sions and head injuries including continuing to play after concussion or head injury. Abdominal injuries are another concern when estimated 25,000 daytime population it comes to high school were used), football. In 2008, during This situation must change and a football game, Niceville you can help. The Cheney Police HighSchool'sTaylorHau- Guild urges you to vote yes on Cheney Proposition One. Proposi- tion One will position the city to increase police staffing which will enhance safety for our police officers on the street while maintaining the service level you deserve. Nate Conley Cheney Police Guild Thank you from StageWest would like from Cheney Free West Press Church. The performances gen suffered a ruptured liver after being hit hard in the front and back while reaching up to catch a pass during a home game in Niceville, Florida. His parents, Brian and Kathy Haugen, removed him from life support after doctors were unable to repair his liver. The Haugens estab- to give thanks to the Era- for printing our articles manuel Lutheran Church faithfully in The Free family for generously al- Press, and to Roger and lowing us the use of their crew from Copy Junction building for our auditions, for printing and putting rehearsals and perfor- together our program and mances of our latest play, cast insert. And the big- "Anne of Green Gables." gest thanks of all go to We are truly grateful to all the audience members you. We would also like that came to our play and to thank the members of made it a success. We StageWestwho gave their are very thankful to all time and effort as cast of you. members, crewmembers Don't forget, open au- and volunteers in making ditions for our Reader's this production the suc- Theatre production of cess that it was. "Miracle on 34th Street" A great big thanks for are coming up Friday (Oct. the wonderful dinner ca- 23) at 6:30 p.m. and Sat- tered by Mike Hartman urday (Oct. 24) at 11 a.m. from Eagle's Pub, to John at Emmanuel Lutheran will be the first two week- ends of December, and Bell will direct the pro- duction. Reader's Theatre re- quires no memorization of lines, but is rather per- formed the same way the old radio dramas used to be. For more information contact Kathleen at (509) 235-2441, if you get voice mail, please leave your name, phone number and message and she will con- tact you back Nancy Kuonen Director Publicity and Advertising StageWest Community lished the Taylor Haugen USAFootball.com has Foundation and Youth several educational pam- Equipment for Sports phlets for coaches and par- Safety to educate high ents to help recognize and school football players develop action plans for about protecting them- concussions, heat exhaus- selves from abdominal tion and sudden cardiac ar- injuries and providing rest. There are also step-by- equipment such as rib pro- step tutorials for heads-up tectors and back plates to tackling and blocking. better absorb the hits they There isn't a way to take. They have donated make the game of foot- 2,500 custom moldable ball 100 percent safe. shirts to athletes. Accidents happen on the Partoftheresponsibility field whether it is a mis- of player safety falls on par- calculated hit or a play- ents and coaches to stress er moving his limb the the importance of safety to wrong way in the middle athletes, if they haven't al- of the play. But through ready. It also falls on athletes education and measures, to tell their coaches, parents, we can make the game athletic trainers or anyone a little safer while still who is around, when they keeping it fun. are hurt or experiencing AI Stover can be reached symptoms, at al@cheneyfreepress.com. We are or linary p ople eerving and worehipping an exCraor linar'E God Join us Sundays at 10:00 am 12905 W. 6th Avenue in Four Lakes, Washington The 7th Day Adventist Church Building maka riosfellowsh ip.org iiiiii ....................... ii ii e e e o e~ e e ~e = I= = = = = = e we serve you? ! 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