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City Of Erie Has Outgrown Its Police Department

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ERIE -- A bloody bed sheet -- evidence gathered in an unattended death investigation -- hung out to dry in the women's locker room. Patrol bicycles propped against a wall near a toilet, with one tucked away in the shower stall.

"This is a multi-use area," Chief John Hall said grimly, as he pushed through some accident reconstruction equipment stored in the women's bathroom at the Erie Police Department's cramped quarters. "As far as storage and keeping our equipment goes, we utilize the female locker room."

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