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Police Assaults Increase

January 8th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Cumberland City Police officers answered over 31,000 calls for service last year.  Within that number are stories of assaults, crash investigations, thefts, and traffic stops.  Also in that total are 27 assaults on police officers in 2023.  Captain James Burt says those unfortunate events usually occur when officers answer a call for someone already being combative…