Town council authorizes off-duty use of police cars

Megan Schiffres

by Megan Schiffres

KILMARNOCK—The Kilmarnock town council on Monday voted unanimously, 6-0, to allow certain Kilmarnock police department employees to use individually assigned vehicles during off-duty hours.

Council members Rebecca Nunn, Alice Cooper, Curtis Smith, Les Spivey and Michael Sutherland voted in favor of the resolution. This policy change was requested by Kilmarnock Police Chief Cliff Dawson, who will have the authority to choose which officers are…