|By Evan Lips, New Haven Register, Conn.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
At Tuesday's meeting of the
"I brought it up at a department safety committee meeting, and they weren't much help," said Officer
"I find it remarkable that the cars, which are out on the road the most, do not have them," said commission Chairman
The department, however, cannot make a quick fix and make a simple order for fire extinguishers. Larrabee explained that officers must first be trained in how to use them. Larrabee added that he's also working on having department cruisers equipped with automated external defibrillators.
Several neighboring towns feature police cruisers equipped with fire extinguishers. A spokesman for the
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