Ohio cops to end automatic response


By Robert Bitale
The Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Too many burglar alarms that cry wolf might spell the end of an automatic response by Columbus police.

As part of a plan to reduce mounting costs for police and fire overtime, officers soon might require security companies to verify that a crime is taking place before responding to alarms, Department of Public Safety officials said yesterday.

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