Ogle County introduces false alarm ordinance

SSN Staff  - 
Monday, August 22, 2011

OGLE COUNTY, Ore.—The Ogle County Sheriff's department on Aug. 16 presented the county board with a new ordinance for consideration, which will establish a false alarm ordinance.

The first three false alarms in a 365-day time period with be no charge; false alarms four to 10 would cost $100 each; after 11 false alarms the cost would jump to $200 per incident. Currently, the county responds to all alarms and, according to the sheriff's department, some businesses and residents occur on a daily basis.