Tag Archives: Blair Ulring

Ulring “floored” by Miller’s remarks, has some of his own

The subject of police layoffs came up at Thursday’s meeting of the City Council’s budget and finance committee, during which Vice Mayor Kathy Miller said interim Police Chief Blair Ulring “feels very strongly and has assured the council that this is a doable reorganization that is not going to jeopardize public safety.”   Ulring, who […]

Posted in Blair Ulring, Budget crisis, Kathy Miller, Police Department, Uncategorized | Also tagged | Leave a comment

Ulring to speak at NAACP meeting

Interim Police Chief Blair Ulring, one of two finalists to be police chief, is to speak at Saturday’s meeting of the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the meeting notice:   Two candidates are finalists. We must know the positions of these candidates and ensure that our voices […]

Posted in Blair Ulring, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Chief search down to two

City Manager Gordon Palmer said this afternoon that the search for a police chief has been narrowed to two candidates – one from inside the department and one from outside.   A decision is not expected this week, he said.

Posted in Blair Ulring, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Palmer interviewing police chief candidates

City Manager Gordon Palmer today is interviewing seven candidates for police chief, three from inside the department and four from outside, a source said.

Posted in Blair Ulring, Gordon Palmer, Uncategorized | Also tagged | Leave a comment

Ulring in the studio with News 10

Interim Police Chief Blair Ulring is just finishing a live chat with News 10 and its viewers, 14 of whom were online at 11:20 a.m.   Asked if officer layoffs will increase crime. Ulring said he does not believe budget cuts themselves necessarily will, but he said the state of the economy might.   Asked […]

Posted in Blair Ulring, Uncategorized | Also tagged | Leave a comment

Balancing act

Here, from interim Police Chief Blair Ulring’s presentation to the City Council on Tuesday, is how City Manager Gordon Palmer’s proposal to balance the ailing general fund depends on the federal aid (CHRP is the federal government’s COPS Hiring Recovery Program):     Full request 75% of request 50% of request 40% of request (Planned) […]

Posted in Blair Ulring, Budget crisis, Police Department, Uncategorized | Also tagged | Leave a comment