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New Castle Police Department deserves better equipment

New Castle is a beautiful place with wonderful people. With a loved one in law enforcement, I am taken back by the New Castle Police image. Not one vehicle matches, and most are missing paint. I spoke with an officer who told me that they don’t even have working radars in their vehicles.

I find this sad, and appalling as we have a beautiful fire department with beautiful trucks. Town maintenance has new trucks and what appears to be new lawn mowers. While taxes are high, I think it’s important to remember that police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel protect us. The least we can do is give them the essential equipment to perform their jobs. These are the people that work crazy hours and do jobs that few of us can or would do. Just a thought …

Paige Seibert

New Castle


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