County Council approves measure to equip officers with long guns
By Chris Sardelli
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: May 19, 6:00 am)
Worried for the safety of the county’s animal control officers, who often face dangerous animals with no protection other than a catchpole, Lancaster County Council has decided it’s time to arm several of its employees.
Council unanimously voted at its Monday, May 13, meeting to approve having all animal control officers trained by the end of the month to carry long guns and to also be appropriately armed.
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