Goldsboro raising police officer pay by 5%
While many U.S. cities debate whether the police departments should be defunded, the city of Goldsboro is going in the opposite direction.
SERVICE. >> WHEN YOU LOSE EXPERIENCE LIKE THAT, YOU LOSE MENTORSHIP, COACHING ABILITY, A LOT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT. >> Reporter: IT COMES WHETHER FUNDING SHOULD BE SPENT ON THE OTHER SERVICES IN THE COMMUNITY. THIS DEPARTMENT SAID, IT WILL BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY TO KEEP EXPERIENCED OFFICERS ON THE POLICE. >> THIS IS A GOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT. THEY DESERVE MORE THAN WHAT THEY ARE GETTING. THIS IS A GREAT STARTING POINT FOR RAISES. WE REALLY NEED TO PUSH FOR MORE. >> Reporter: KEENAN WILLARD, WRAL, GOLDSBORO. >> MOTT LAKE REACHED OUT TO