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Hoisington PD gets approval for new vehicle

Special to the Tribune

HOISINGTON — The city council approved the purchase of an additional police vehicle.

One of the city’s four patrol vehicles recently blew an engine and is down for maintenance, leaving the department shorthanded.

“We are looking to get to a vehicle for every officer,” said Hoisington City Manager, Jonathan Mitchell.

The department currently employs six full-time officers with only three vehicles in rotation and one in the shop.

Initially, the city was deciding between the purchase of one new SUV or two used Sedans.

“The theory is that the more vehicles you put ...

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