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Matt Pitzer

Columbia faces a shortage of public safety officers after losing 140 officers in the past five years, according to the fiscal year budgets.

Council member Matt Pitzer wants to change that by starting a Public Safety Recruiting and Retention Initiative.


 

Columbia City Council elections for the Fifth and First Wards are April 4. This week, Intersection talked with the Fifth Ward City Council Candidates, Arthur Jago and Matt Pitzer. The candidates discuss issues including safety, policing, development and city growth.

 

 

 

 

 

Listen to the full episode here: