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Flossmoor police get green light to hire two new officers

Flossmoor is adding two more officers to its police force.

Faced with evidence that calls to the newly opened Meijer store could strain police response in the rest of the community, village board members Monday unanimously voted to hire the additional officers. 

R.E.M. Management Services, a Lansing-based consulting firm, recently conducted a study of police department staffing and recommended the addition of the two patrol officers.

Before the new officers are hired, the board must approve a budget amendment that sets aside money for their positions. This is likely . . .

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