DETROIT
04/17/2013 08:19 am ET Updated Jun 17, 2013

Napoleon's Office Isn't Responding To 911, But 61 Workers Get Cars In Case Of Emergency

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office doesn't take 911 calls, but 61 employees have take-home cars in case they're called out to an emergency.

That total, which is down from 80 take-home cars just a few weeks ago, is equal to Oakland County and higher than Macomb County, which combined handle 911 calls from 22 cities, villages and townships with more than 535,000 residents.

The vast majority of the take-home cars in Wayne County are assigned to command staff -- unlike the other two counties, where more cars are assigned to detectives and officers on specialized units.

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