Actually, there is. Statutes 20‑137.2, 14-277, and 20‑130.1(c); if you need reference points. (If the chief "normally uses" that vehicle, I would imagine that it has some sort of emergency lights installed or equipped somehow.)
Granted, we don't know the other half of the story and it'd be nice to see the other half before we pass judgement. Now, I'm sure that Chadbourn has some sort of reimbursement policy in regards to gas on a personally owned vehicle used for official business. Even small businesses have gasoline/mileage reimbursement policies. Why wasn't that option thought of before doing something like that?
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