CCPD considers squad car options
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh and the city’s Board of Works weighed their options on both new and old squad cars at last week’s meeting.For the three new squad cars that will be purchased early next year, Longenbaugh offered a money-saving option for the next purchase of Dodge Chargers — a six-cylinder engine instead of a V8.“V6 engines get better gas mileage, are cheaper cars and we really don’t lose that much — especially for driving in town,” Longenbaugh said.To read the rest of this story, see the Dec. 16 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.