Next Crime-Fighting Innovation: Plaid Knickers and a Tam O'Shanter
Police in the town of Pine Lawn, Missouri, are getting a new vehicle: Pine Lawn aldermen voted 5-0 Monday night to support Chief Rickey Collins' ...
Police in the town of Pine Lawn, Missouri, are getting a new vehicle:
Pine Lawn aldermen voted 5-0 Monday night to support Chief Rickey Collins' idea to buy two battery-operated golf carts to improve community policing without a costly fill-up.
"It's basically about putting more police on the street to serve you better," Collins told residents and aldermen.
The chief says the carts will help the force engage in more "old school policing" of the town's streets. And there's another advantage, too:
He said the carts would bring "an element of surprise" in crime fighting.
Yes! Surprise! As in, "Surprise! I can outrun you on foot!"
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Many States Working to Increase Medicaid Payments to Doctors7 hours ago
Many Red States May Consider Climate Change Gag Rules8 hours ago
California Residents Get Really Creative About Water Recycling8 hours ago
Federal Probe Causes Chicago Schools CEO to Take Leave of Absence8 hours ago
Medicare Deal Delays But Deepens Hospital Cuts11 hours ago
The Week in Public Finance: Money, Pink Floyd and State Revenues12 hours ago