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Report: SD Police not keeping up with population growth

A new report says the number of police officers in San Diego County has failed to keep up with population growth over the last decade. The study by the San Diego Association of Governments shows public safety personnel has grown seven percent, but the population has jumped by 16 percent.

San Diego PD has seen an exodus of veteran officers to other cities because of increasing healthcare costs, pensions and a two-year freeze on salaries.

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