Government is there to provide emergency services for those who are injured by accident, not reckless or intentional behavior.

August 23, 2013

Todd Spitzer, an Orange County board supervisor, who's seeking to change California law so that municipal governments can bill citizens for extraordinary rescues caused by reckless behavior. His mission began after two hikers on hallucinatory drugs got lost and cost the local fire authority $55,000 to rescue.

Source: Governing