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Mo. County Sets Off-Duty Alcohol Policy

St. Louis County (Mo.) Police officers must have a blood-alcohol level of 0.04 or less when driving a take-home patrol car under a new policy set by the county.

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Mattress-Toting Fla. Officer Suspended

The Miami-Dade, Fla., police officer caught hauling two mattresses strapped to her patrol car has been suspended, as she winds down her career toward retirement.

L.A. Sheriff Baca Gave Take-Home Cars to Well-Connected Reserves

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has recalled unmarked units assigned to reserve deputies after a Los Angeles Times investigation showed cars had been given to well-connected volunteers.

Man Struck, Killed by Fla. Cop Was Likely Intoxicated

The pedestrian struck and killed by a Mount Dora (Fla.) Police officer was likely intoxicated as we walked in the middle of the roadway on Saturday night.

N.J. Borough's Cops Protest Take-Home Vehicle Cutback

The borough council meeting in Manville, N.J., drew a crowd of police officers and firefighters who protested a resolution that would have limited take-home use of borough vehicles.

Maryland Transportation Authority Police Lose Take-Home Vehicles

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) Police Lodge 34 lost its bid to force state officials to provide them with take-home vehicles as part of an agreement made during Gov. Robert Ehrlich's administration, according to court documents.

Safeguarding Your Equipment

A police officer had his entire gun belt stolen from his privately owned vehicle. What the...? Yes, the entire gun belt with ammo, cuffs, OC, police radio, and bullet launcher. Secure your equipment so this doesn't happen to you.

S.C. Agency Wants Officers To Pay To Fill Up

If City Manager Nolan Wiggins gets his way, Abbeville, S.C., Police officers who live outside the city limits will be required to pay for fuel used outside the city limits.

Wyoming City OKs Personal Use of Patrol Cars

Cheyenne, Wyo., Mayor Rick Kasen has re-instituted a policy allowing the city's officers to use their patrol cars for personal use if they meet several conditions.

Chattanooga Reverses Take-Home Fees for Officers

In early January, the city began charging officers 20 cents a mile for those who live in the city and 30 cents per mile for those living outside city limits. Those who live outside the city will continue paying the take-home vehicle fee.