AMBER Alert Guidelines and Wireless Emergency Notifications

AMBER Alert Guidelines and Wireless Emergency Notifications

When a child, 17 years of age or younger, is reported missing or abducted police and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) air an AMBER alert (AA), more commonly called America’s Missing Broadcast Emergency Response Plan. The  National Crime Information Center (NCIC) system issues pocket cards (available to print) with the following criteria must be met […]

Dial 911 Not 112 to Contact Police Dispatch

Dial 911 Not 112 to Contact Police Dispatch

Police are warning drivers against using 112 instead of 911 during an emergency. If the red and blue lights flash when driving at night, drivers should pull over in a well-lit area. This information is the opposite of what a 2013 post circulating Facebook tells drivers to do. It is a story about a teen driver […]

Remaining Healthy During Later Years

Remaining Healthy During Later Years

Everyone gets older. It is a fact no one can deny. The trick is doing so and remaining healthy and happy. To age gracefully requires acceptance of bodily or social changes and engaging in meaningful activities. Perhaps the most difficult are those happening to one’s body and mind. Many times depression can sweep into a person’s […]

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