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Chief of Police
COHUTTA POLICE DEPARTMENT NOW UTILIZING SPEED DETECTION LASER
Photo courtesy The Daily Citizen, Dalton Georgia
Chief Ray Grossman of the Cohutta Police Department was recently donated
a laser speed detection device by the Varnell Police Department Chief of Police
Lyle Grant. Varnell Police Chief Lyle Grant decided to donate the laser to the
Cohutta Police Department, which previously only had radar speed detection devices.
"The more Chief (Ray) Grossman can do up there, it will affect us down south," Grant
said. "Grossman has a reputation of getting out here and enforcing the traffic
laws and it helps us. That's what it boils down to - keeping the roads safer."
Grossman said the lasers make it easier to pinpoint which car is speeding.
"You get a good individual reading," Grossman said. "It is much more
The gift was a continuation of the good relationship between the Varnell and
Cohutta police departments, Grossman said.
"We are neighbors here," he said. "We back each other up on calls.
At times the traffic on Highway 71 is pretty high. What we do affects what
they do down there."
Pictured is Chief Grant of the Varnell Police Department donating the laser
device to Chief Raymond Grossman of the Cohutta Police Department.