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Baker Fire Station Staffing a Public Safety Concern

According to Caltrans, an average of just under 40,000 vehicles passed through Baker on Interstate 15 on a daily basis in 2014. That same year, statistics showed that some 23.5 million motorists traveled to Las Vegas. The vast majority were … Continue reading

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San Bernardino Moves to Outsource Fire Department

The outsourcing of a 137-year-old Fire Department and a proposed $143-per-year tax on parcel owners is part of the price for keeping this bankrupt city from “catastrophe,” the City Council decided on a 4-3 vote Monday. The move follows the … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Judge: San Bernardino May Outsource Fire Department

Nothing in the city charter prevents San Bernardino from outsourcing its Fire Department, a federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday in a blow to the fire union that its attorneys immediately said they would appeal. The ruling clears the way for … Continue reading

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San Bernardino County to get New Radio System – for $158 Million

After six years, San Bernardino County is finally on its way to overhauling its antiquated public safety radio system, and will be getting a state-of-the-art digital system at a cost of more than $158 million. The Board of Supervisors on … Continue reading

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San Bernardino County Fire Dispatch Center in Rialto Receives International Acclaim

San Bernardino County’s emergency dispatch center has been noted as one of the best emergency call centers worldwide. On Tuesday, the dispatch center was honored as an Accredited Center of Excellence by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch, county fire … Continue reading

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High Desert Public Safety Operations Center dedicated in Hesperia

Law enforcement and public officials from across San Bernardino County gathered Friday morning in Hesperia for a dedication ceremony and tour of the new High Desert Public Safety Operations Center. For the first time, dispatch services for both the Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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A Look at the Federal Interagency Communications Center in San Bernardino

The busiest joint Federal Interagency Communications Center (FICC) in the United States is located in San Bernardino California at the headquarters for the San Bernardino National Forest.  The center serves federal fire and law enforcement agents who are in charge … Continue reading

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San Bernardino Bankruptcy: Police, Fire Chiefs Make Response Vow

San Bernardino’s police and fire chiefs Thursday assured residents the agencies will continue to aggressively respond to crime, fires and medical emergencies despite the city’s decision to seek bankruptcy protection. On Tuesday, July 10th, the City Council voted to seek … Continue reading

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