Ennis Daily News

Palmer chief concerned over used cop cars


Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro /Decommissioned police vehicles often still resemble active cruisers, and can be visually confusing for motorists, bystanders and officials alike.

Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro /
Decommissioned police vehicles often still resemble active cruisers, and can be visually confusing for motorists, bystanders and officials alike.

Phil Bankerp...@ennisdailynews.com

Palmer Police Chief John Zaidle said he and his officers are running into a number of drivers using used police vehicles as a license to speed and drive recklessly.

Zaidle mentioned the problem during the December meeting of the Palmer City Council. During a discussion on the surplus sale of used police vehicles, he said he’s experienced several situations either personally or via radio where used police vehicles end up being involved in speeding or suspicious vehicle calls.

Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Post to Twitter

Posted by on Jan 4 2013. Filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

Featured Links

    Search Archive

    Search by Date
    Search by Category
    Search with Google
    Log in

     

    Copyright: All rights reserved. Users may download and print extracts of content from this website for their own personal and non-commercial use only. Republication or redistribution of Ennis Daily News content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Ennis Daily News. Ennis Daily News and its logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Ellis County Newspapers, Inc.

    © Ellis County Newspapers, Inc. 2014