Council makes right call on police patrol

We applaud the Flomaton Town Council for taking the first step toward boosting a law enforcement presence in the town and within the police jurisdiction.

Monday night was the first step in what we hope is a long-term plan to make sure we have at least two police officers on duty at all times, especially at night.

Currently, Flomaton has six full time active police officers. You can't provide 24-7 service with those numbers.

Capt. Chance Thompson presented the town council with some interesting facts Monday night but the few that stood out the most to us was the increase in crime calls and the...