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Nevis disbands police department

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Nevis marked an historical moment this week, the council disbanding the city police department.

A constable has served the village for more than half a century.

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The move came as a cost-saving measure, with an anticipated $18,000 trimmed from the city budget.

"It was a difficult cut," Paul Schroeder said of eliminating police chief Ed Franckowiak's part-time position. "We appreciate what Ed has done for the community."

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