The Dickinson Police Department, Dickinson Fire Department and Stark County Emergency Services highlight the do’s and don’ts as the city remains in a “Snow Emergency” following near record breaking snowfall. Highlights include concerns with carbon monoxide, egress windows, etc.
The City of Dickinson is looking at a future Public Safety Training Center — an estimated $19 million project that would potentially be “the regional hub for training” for southwest North Dakota’s law enforcement agencies and fire departments as well as other agencies across the state and into northern South Dakota.
Travis Leintz has been promoted to detective sergeant for the Dickinson Police Department, which fills the vacant position previously held by Lt. Kylan Klauzer prior to his promotion earlier this summer.
The Dickinson Fire Department responded to 62 calls for service in October, putting the fire department at a total of 645 calls for the year. However, emergency medical service calls tend to be the highest reported type of call for the fire department as the Dickinson Area Ambulance Service has been heavily taxed with daily calls.
Weston Begrin is turning 4 years old, however, unlike most his age who are eagerly celebrating their birthday with friends and family this Dickinson boy was quarantined with COVID-19 for his birthday. With a little help from social media, Weston’s birthday turned into an opportunity for the community to rally and save a birthday.
In September, the Dickinson Police Department responded to 2,520 calls for service — which increased by more than 120 calls compared to August’s report. Dickinson Police Lt. Kylan Klauzer briefs on the level of action officers responded to including the drop in behavioral calls and the increase in school calls for September.
As National Emergency Telecommunicators Week comes to a close, we highlight the communication specialists who work the tireless, and often thankless, shifts at the Public Safety Center in Dickinson. We meet the voices guiding our first responders and bringing relief to area residents through 9-1-1.