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School is back in session! That's why we want to remind you about the impor…

School is back in session! That's why we want to remind you about the impor... 1

2020-08-15 08:33:14

School is back in session! That's why we want to remind you about the importance of crosswalk safety. In Colorado, safety is a two-way street… literally! Drivers have to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing within a crosswalk and pedestrians need to remain aware of traffic and avoid leaving the curb when it's not safe. Drivers also need to yield the flashing crosswalk signals and everyone needs to take extra care around intersections.

https://www.windsorpd.com/158/Crosswalk-Safety 🚸

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The ability to reach 911 from a cell phone has become a vital public safety tool…

The ability to reach 911 from a cell phone has become a vital public safety tool... 2

2020-09-25 15:03:37

The ability to reach 911 from a cell phone has become a vital public safety tool that comes with some unique challenges. The gist? If you call 911 from a landline, first responders will know your exact location even if you didn’t have time to provide it. But… if you call from a cell phone… first responders might NOT know your exact location unless you give it to them.

Here are some tips for making a 911 call from a wireless phone: 1.) Tell the emergency operator your location and nature of the emergency right away, and 2.) Provide the operator with your cell phone number so if the call gets disconnected they can call you back.

Here's why. When you make a 911 emergency call on a cell phone, you send signals through the air. This leaves room for error. While wireless carriers are required to provide latitude and longitude location-tracking capabilities to dispatchers, they are only accurate up to a 984-foot permissible radius. That leaves responders to use a system of triangulation to find your location and when you live in a densely populated area it also means responders may need to knock on a few wrong doors before they find the emergency.

Additionally, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules allow up to six minutes to determine your location before a cell phone carrier is considered in violation. In an emergency, six minutes is time that’s too valuable to waste. While requirements are becoming increasingly strict, it will likely take time before wireless technology improves.

The fact remains that cell phones are a VITAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE tool. We don't want to dissuade you from using a cell phone. Quite the contrary. Since people carry them everywhere they actually can cut down on the time it takes to notify first responders of an emergency and as long as you remember to provide your exact location, emergency personnel can respond quickly.

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2020-09-25 06:16:01

More recreation opportunities return to the Community Recreation Center on Monday, September 28! What's coming back?
🔹Childcare – available Monday through Saturday from 8am to 12:15pm in alignment with out current workout appointments. Be sure to register at http://bit.ly/2NYlj7v.
🔹Open Gym – reserve your time slot to shoot hoops at http://bit.ly/2NYlj7v

What else can you visit for?
🔹Sweat it out during our group fitness classes including Body Pump, Soul Sweat, Cycling and more.
🔹Build muscle or get your heart rate up with some cardio in the Wellness Center.
🔹Make a splash at the indoor pool for lap or open swim.

Recreation Center staff have increased sanitization efforts to help keep you safe and healthy. To learn more about the facility, visit https://www.recreationliveshere.com/…/Community-Recreation-….

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Due to the recent Governor’s order masks will be mandatory as you enter the Community Recreation Center and transition to and from your location of recreational activity. While recreating, exercising or participating in a class you will not be required to wear your mask for the duration of your ac…

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Country, Community, and Continual Improvement. We are reminded daily of our resp…

Country, Community, and Continual Improvement. We are reminded daily of our resp... 4

[2020-09-25 17:32:05

Country, Community, and Continual Improvement. We are reminded daily of our responsibilities towards each, and we could not do what is needed to provide fire and rescue services without the support and partnerships from organizations such as Aims Community College and from each member of the great communities we serve. Today we spent time practicing some of our technical rescue skills at the Aims training tower.

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