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July 21, 2007

Standoffs tax police resources in Mo.

Life-threatening calls get priority; others put on hold.

By Ryan Slight
Springfield News-Leader

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Springfield canine officer didn't expect to handle a domestic assault call Wednesday morning.

The officer had been prepared to assist at an early standoff at 2337 N. Kellett Ave., but no one else was available to respond to the assault.

Full story: Standoffs tax police resources in Mo.

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