Sunday, October 22, 2017

safety

CCSO vehicle

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to exercise caution and report any suspicious behavior while deputies investigate a burglary and sexual assault in Golden Gate that was reported at 4 a.m Sunday. According to deputies, the incident took ...

By: Ariel Long Southwest Florida is known for a wealth of natural beauty for residents and visitors alike to explore. But sometimes, though rarely, nature can bare its teeth. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida is ...
In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones turns on a body camera attached to his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

BY COLLEEN LONG NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep ...
In this Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, file photo, police and Missouri National Guardsmen stand guard as protesters gather in front of the Ferguson Police Department, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

BY LISA MARIE PANE ATLANTA (AP) — The so-called “Ferguson effect” — officers backing off of policing out of fear that their actions will be questioned after the fact — has been talked about but never really quantified. A new ...
In this April 29, 2011, file photo, Huston Walters, a sophomore at the University of Alabama from Navarre, Fla., takes a break from cleaning up at his home in the Forest Lake neighborhood after a tornado struck the area. (Michelle Lepianka Carter/The Tuscaloosa News via AP, File)

BY CAROLYN THOMPSON When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was one must-have for President Carole McCoy: generators for backup if the power went out. With her campus in Watertown, New York in ...
lightning in bonita springs, striking behind some storm clouds

Killing, on average, 49 Americans annually, lightning-strike fatalities appear to be increasing during the 2016 calendar year. Of the 30 strike-related deaths that have occurred thus far, six have taken place in Florida; the 20th having taken the life of ...
Boys and Girls Club Driver Safety

To implement the UPS Road Code program, the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has received a $17,000 grant from the Boys & Girls Club of America. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle accidents ...
James Strecansky, president of BSU’s board of directors; Jake Hepososki, East Water Reclamation Facility lead operator; Joe Racut, utility maintenance technician: Jerry May, West Water Reclamation Facility lead operator; Sean McPartlin, maintenance supervisor; and Andy Koebel, director of operations. Front row, left to right: Valerie Villanueva, operations administrative assistant, and Ronnie Stewart, maintenance assistant supervisor.

Bonita Springs Utilities is keeping its operations safe and secure. The Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association recognized Bonita Springs Utilities’ operations department with the Safety Award in the Chairman’s category. The award recognizes the utility that has maintained ...
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