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Hancock briefs

August 12, 2004|by SCOTT BUTKI

Police chief reports to Town Council


HANCOCK - The Hancock Police Department responded to 84 calls for service in July, Police Chief Donald Gossage said Wednesday.

Gossage read aloud the monthly report during Wednesday's meeting of the Hancock Town Council.

Gossage said the department's activities in July include:

  • 31 hours of park walk, talk and ride duties.

  • 11 hours of radar.

  • Four hours of funeral escorts.

  • Two criminal cases, both assaults.

  • 140 parking citations.

  • Two arrests, one of an adult and one of a juvenile.


Town's police K-9 nearing graduation


HANCOCK - Rambo, the Hancock Police Department's K-9, is doing well in training in Mechanicsburg, Pa., Police Chief Donald Gossage said Wednesday.

Rambo is scheduled to finish training in the last week of August and will go on street duty soon afterward, Gossage said.

The dog is expected to help the police combat narcotics problems in the town, Gossage said.

Donations have paid for equipment, including a kennel, for the dog, Gossage said.

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