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Drug court helps residents get new start

Here’s just a little information to introduce you to a Boulder City program that you may not be familiar with: Breaking the Cycle Drug Court. This program was created to give subjects with a history of legal charges and a substance dependence diagnosis an opportunity to seriously address their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. The program not only treats the addiction of the participant, but provides an opportunity to get back the losses of the addiction.

Drop only prescription medicines at police station

I’ve been asked to put out just a little bit of information about what is and is not eligible for disposal at the drop container inside the lobby of the police department. The list of permissible items is pretty small: prescription medication. What is not: everything else.

Pavement markings indicate where to drive

I’ve had a few requests for information regarding lane markings and their meanings. There are a few things that I am sure of about this issue: 1. That every driver’s test requires knowledge of these markings, 2. That the majority of people driving on the road today know and obey those markings and, 3. The ones that do will and those that don’t won’t — ever.

Law aims to reduce drunken driving

The Boulder City Police Department is unsure how the recently signed bill by Governor Brian Sandoval tightening driving restrictions for those convicted of driving under the influence will work, as it does not become law until next year.

Driscoll honored for saving 1-year-old

A mother recently came through her own personal tragedy of not being able to save her daughter knowing she had done everything she could when she saved the life of boy while on duty with the Boulder City Police Department.

Call 911 only in true emergencies

Please help us reduce the abuse of the 911 Emergency Call System. A dispatcher’s job is to keep our responders and the public safe. When our lines are tied up by people who abuse the system, we are unable to help those in dire need of our help.