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uhn der staft

  • s  inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
    overcrowded and understaffed hospitals

  • The agency typically had 2,500 employees ready to respond; when Katrina hit, they were understaffed by 500.
  • Ostensibly, PATCO members left their radarscopes last week to emphasize claims that their facilities are understaffed and that the controllers themselves are overworked and .
  • But for the past several years, the traditionally underfunded and understaffed organization has sometimes been slow to react, or taken no protective action at all, in response to .
News & Articles

  • Stockton PD recruits more officers
    The Stockton Police Department is the second-most understaffed police department in the nation, and now, there are moves underway to do something about it.
    June 11, 2013 - KCRA 3 Sacramento
  • Boyle sheriff reiterates staffing challenges to Fiscal Court
    During Tuesday¿s Boyle County Fiscal Court session, Sheriff Marty Elliott again expressed his belief that his department is dangerously understaffed.
    June 11, 2013 - The Danville Advocate-Messenger
  • 911 call taker doesn't back down from racist comments
    DALLAS -- The Dallas Police Department has been under fire for its understaffed and beleaguered 911 call center. Under pressure to hire more call takers, the department quickly hired 45 new 911 operators over the last few months. One of those hired was April Sims. Yesterday, she was fired for racist comments posted on her Facebook page . “I think you have to look deep into backgrounds now in ...
    June 6, 2013 - WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

  • Brin in Forbes
    We have always been perpetually understaffed until now,Brin said.
  • Hamid Karzai in eTaiwan News
    The force is undermanned and understaffed,Karzai said.
  • Bob Crow in Worcester News
    General secretary Bob Crow said: "It is astonishing, but the ministers responsible for setting rail franchises and handing over £2 billion in subsidies have no idea how many stations have been left unstaffed or understaffed since the industry was...

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