Sunday, May 29, 2016

IGA approved for CCSO to assist BPD with patrol

By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Mayor and Council approved entering into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office for additional patrol within the city.
At the May 17 regular council meeting, the mayor and council unanimously approved the IGA that would allow the city to partner with CCSO in order to continue providing an appropriate level of law enforcement service to the Bisbee community.  
Mayor Ron Oertle said, “This appears to be an extremely necessary thing.” 
The agreement is for backup law enforcement services with CCSO for one year while the Bisbee Police Department hires and trains ne ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Temby gifts Bisbee Fire with tools and training

 By Dianna Bradshaw
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee firefighters received a donation of about $30,000 worth of extrication equipment as well as training on Wednesday.
Bisbee Fire Department staff met at Those Guys auto mechanics shop on Wednesday, where they received training from TNT Rescue Western Regional Manager and California firefighter David Morgan on how to use the extrication equipment donated to the department by TNT Rescue with the help of BFD supporter Leonard Temby. 
“We’re very appreciative of the donation. It’s something that’ll really help our department. We’ll be able to have two Jaws of Life in the city, which is unheard of in ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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