1) provide a no-public-bidding "training" contract to the county undersheriff Craig DuMond and his wife Cathleen Dumond;
2) provide public relations/promotion/advanced pay opportunities to members of the families of police management - Craig Dumond and wife, daughter of former police chief Tellian and reported girlfriend of Delaware County jail chief Lt. Stanton.
The article about "resurrection" of "mount patrol" in Delaware County points out two necessities for such a new unit:
- public relations;
- crowd control