The Cadiz Police Department is conducting business as usual in the wake of the COVID-19 virus that has slowed some community and government functions.
Chief Duncan Wiggins says his department is continuing to answer calls for the service and enforce the law with maybe a little more compassion.
right-click to download mp3While they are working to answer calls, Wiggins says his officers are taking the necessary precautions to minimize the potential spread and acquisition of the COVID-19 virus.
right-click to download mp3Wiggins says the only change that has affected day-to-day operations is the closure of the department’s administrative office.
right-click to download mp3Wiggins added the public has been cooperative during this national disruption and said he sees random acts of kindness each day involving citizens conducting their daily business.
right-click to download mp3Wiggins did say the closure of state government has paused the training of one of his officers at the state police academy who was two weeks into a four-month training cycle when the shutdown occurred. In addition, a second officer who was scheduled to begin the police academy this spring will see his start date pushed back several weeks.
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