Strathmore, other growing centres wrestle with thorny police issues

Sitting with a cup of tea in Rocky’s Bakery on 2nd Avenue, Robert Sturm recalled a time when the sidewalks out front were the domain of a single policeman employed by the town.

Strathmore was much smaller in the early 1970s, when the single police officer kept a watchful eye over the town’s 1,500 or so residents.

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