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Parents should monitor children’s app use

I would like to forward on information that every parent should be aware of with regard to juvenile safety online and the various apps available to them that may pose risk to their safety.

Good hygiene, vaccine protect against hepatitis

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus. It can range from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months. In rare cases, hepatitis A can cause liver failure and death.

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Who are you going to call?

The Boulder City Police Department can be reached at 702-293-9224, extension 1. You can also dial 311 for non-emergencies or 911 for any emergency.

Police Blotter, Feb. 28

Feb. 19, 1:38 a.m.

Be cautious when away from home

While away from your residence, be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts. Do not be embarrassed to make a scene if you feel threatened. These tips can help you maintain your safety while you are away from home.

Police Blotter, Feb. 21

Feb. 12, 10:25 a.m.

Call type determines officers’ response

A few people have inquired about why they have seen a police or fire vehicle traveling fast without lights or sirens. The United States is made up of 50 individual states that each have the authority to establish its own traffic laws. That’s why traffic rules in the U.S. are such a mishmash of sometimes conflicting regulations.

Police Blotter, Feb. 14

Feb. 5, 10:30 a.m.

Police Blotter, Feb. 7

Jan. 29, 7:22 a.m.

Dispatchers ask questions for a reason

This week’s topic is a brief overview of what to expect if you call 911 for an emergency.

Explorers do well at tactical competition

Boulder City Police Department Explorer Post 198 performed well this month at the 21st annual Chandler Explorer Tactical Competition in Chandler, Arizona, receiving four awards despite some changes to the group and the competition.

Report any suspicious behavior, activity

Crime prevention is everyone’s business. Always report suspicious behavior immediately. If you see something, say something. Immediately report suspicious persons or activity to the local police department at 702-293-9224, ext. 1, or 311.

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