Greenwood may fine for false alarms

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Greenwood has proposed fining property owners $50 if police make repeated runs for false alarms or false 911 calls. Chief John Laut said he proposed the fine after a review showed the city’s police spend about $100,000 each year responding to false alarms, but only about $500 responding to alarms where a crime actually took place.

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