POLITICS
08/08/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Budget Cuts Cause Cops To Cut W.'s Extra Security

The Dallas Police Department has cut back on some of the additional protection that the department provided around the Preston Hollow home of former President George W. Bush.

In addition to the usual Secret Service protection, Dallas until last week had stationed one on-duty tactical officer per eight-hour shift on the street outside the president's home. The estimated cost of that service was $300,000 for about a year, according to police officials who asked that they not be named.

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