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Officer Tad Smith of the Auxvasse Police Department talks over his radio system Tuesday. The system will soon be getting an extender which will allow officers to communicate through their portable radios at a greater distance from their vehicles.

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Concern over officer safety leads Auxvasse to better radio system

After Callaway County dispatch could not hear an officer with the Auxvasse Police Department radio back his position for back-up during a foot pursuit, the lack of a reliable radio extender became a matter of officer safety.


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