Officer Harvey M. Andrekovic's hat lays on the floor during the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid.
Latin American cities have been using urban farming to address issues such as poverty and food insecurity. For instance, Lima, Peru, has implemented urban farming techniques such as water treatment plants to treat the city's wastewater.