During Thursday's day-long downpour, Maj. Shawn Wood of the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office said he had to pull officers away from duties such as identifying impassable roads and checking on possible tornado touch downs to send them to answer domestic violence calls.
"I had to take officers off the road five times today to send them to respond to domestic violence calls," Wood said, shaking his head.
Deborah Lloyd, Gadsden County Refuge House coordinator, said she isn't surprised.
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