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Mo. City PD Struggles With Vehicle Purchasing Freeze

September 6, 2017

The City of Columbia, Mo., Police Department is struggling with a fleet replacement freeze imposed last year that could be extended into the next fiscal year, the Columbia Tribune reported. The city saved $1.1 million last year by not purchasing new vehicles.

The city’s police chief has requested using money the city budgeted — but did not spend — for other police needs to purchase seven patrol cars.

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