Chula Vista’s Police Officer Shortage Impacts How DUI Officer Does His Job
Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Chula Vista's Police Officer Shortage Impacts How DUI Officer Does His Job
Gustavo Solis, reporter, The San Diego Union-Tribune
It seems the problem for Chula Vista police is not the number on their paychecks, but the number on their payroll.
The Chula Vista’s police department has been understaffed for decades, with the lowest officer to resident ratio in San Diego County, according to reporting from The San Diego Union-Tribune.
That has led to some awkward and potentially dangerous situations for the department’s one and only DUI enforcement officer, Nicholas "Rex" Oluvic.
He's the subject of a recent story by San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Gustavo Solis.
Solis joins Midday Edition Thursday to discuss the challenges the officer and the department are facing.
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