Pasco considers armed rangers for gang-infested parks
KVEW reports the rangers stationed at Memorial Park and Chiawana Park would be fully commissioned by the state, which means they could carry guns and arrest people.
Pasco City Manager Gary Crutchfield says they'd be visible in uniforms, walking or riding a bike around the park, creating a stronger sense of safety.
The rangers could be hired with money from a criminal justice sales tax that was approved in November.
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