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Delano Police limiting in-person response to life-threatening calls, taking reports over the phone

Delano Police Department
Posted at 3:05 PM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 19:12:56-04

DELANO, Calif. — The Delano Police Department announced Thursday afternoon that they will be limiting in-person responses to life-threatening or emergency calls only. This will take effect through April 1.

According to a release, all non-life-threatening emergencies will be handled over the phone. The front lobby of police headquarters will be off-limits to the public. Residents are encouraged to call the non-emergency number (661) 721-3377.

DPD is also postponing all police-related community events this month.