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Jason Thorsell, Comstock, Minn., Published April 30 2012

A little personal responsibilty?

In response to Wendy McQuay’s April 27 letter to the editor titled, “Is this the definition of protect and serve?”: What should the officer have done to serve you, McQuay?

She failed to maintain her vehicle, failed to bring a leash for her dog and failed to dress for the weather.

Police officers are not permitted to jump-start her vehicle. What if the officer “served” her with a jump-start and then her radio quit working? Maybe a control module decides to take a dump or the power windows fail? Who would be held responsible for the repair expenses? The taxpayers.

Start taking some personal responsibility. Or, at the very least, get AAA.