LIFESAVERS: Officers partner to rescue families from burning duplex

COLUMBIA CITY — Shooting drills, defensive tactics training and settling disputes didn’t prepare two Columbia City Police third-shift partners for their unique public service last week. CCPD Officers Jeffrey Chapman and Jon Stoffel performed a rescue of a different kind — evacuating two sleeping families from a burning duplex at 2:45 a.m. To read the rest of this story, see the Aug. 14 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.