Public Safety

Cone Zone: Week Of July 25

COUNTY News:
 
For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail lacpw@lacnm.us, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us.
 
Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Please note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.
 
The public is welcome to attend any of the Public Works weekly project meetings; please contact the Public Works Department at 662.8150 for meeting information. Children are attracted

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Learn About Wildland Fire Fighting Wednesday

Wildland fire truck.Courtesy photo

PEEC News:

What does it take to be a wildland fire fighter? What equipment do they use? What can kids do to prevent wildfires from starting? On Wednesday, July 27, bring the family to find the answer to these and lots of other fire-related questions! Beginning at 6:30 p.m., local wildland firefighters will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate how to use their firefighting equipment and let families see their fire engine.

Summer Family Evenings have always been a popular program organized by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), and Del


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Dabney: Pets Rule, Owners Drool

By Attorney PHILIP J. DABNEY
Reid Griffith Law Firm

You’ve probably seen a favorite gag scene of mine in the movies.

This one comes from a 1976 flick, The Pink Panther Strikes Again. Inspector Clouseau checks into a Swiss hotel, then sees a dog sitting on the floor. He asks the clerk, “Does your dog bite?” The clerk responds in the negative. Clouseau reaches down to pet the dog, and the dog viciously attacks his gloved hand!

“I thought you said your dog did not bite!”
“That is not my dog…”

Had the scene arisen in Los Alamos, the dog would have been impounded for 10 days by the Los Alamos animal control officer.


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Alert: Temporary Glitch In 911 Phone Lines At Los Alamos Police Department’s Dispatch Center

UPDATE: LAPD’s Dispatch Center 911 phone lines are now working properly again.

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department’s Dispatch Center is reporting that its 911 phone lines are not operating properly.

Phone calls coming in on 911 are forwarding to Santa Fe’s police dispatch center as an interim solution, and Santa Fe dispatch is then working the calls made to 911 back to LAPD dispatch using cell phones to relay information.

Phone technicians are on their way to the Dispatch Center to try and resolve the issue and Century Link is also investigating the phone line. Radio transmissions


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