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Update: Jonesville Police shutdown avoided

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JONESVILLE, LA. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that a resolution was reached Wednesday morning that resulted in an increase in the Jonesville Police Chief's salary.   As a result, Jonesville Police Department employees did not follow through with their threatened walk out.   The amount of the salary increase was not disclosed.

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JONESVILLE, LA. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has received confirmation from the Jonesville Police Department in Catahoula Parish that, unless their police chief's salary is increased by the Jonesville City Council at their next meeting, they're threatening to walk out until further notice starting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

The Jonesville City Council confirmed that they're having a meeting at noon on Wednesday but did not say whether or not police issues would be on the agenda.

Police told KNOE 8 News that their chief is making less money than what their officers make and said that if his salary is not raised at this noon meeting, they could walk out in response by 1 p.m.

Stay with KNOE 8 News as we continue to bring you more details.

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