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Colfax chief lists squad car woes

 

September 12, 2019



At the Sept. 3 city council session, Police Chief Rick McNannay reported the department now has two operating squad cars, and they have reached a point where the number of officers on duty can sometimes be more than the number of vehicles available.

The city has a 2013 Ford Taurus which has been sidelined at Pullman for weeks with what is believed to be a failed engine. McNannay said estimates to repair the car have ranged from $4,600 to $11,600, depending on what approach the city takes to get the car back on the road.

The chief said the ideal size of the department's fleet would be four v...



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