Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Public Safety Partnerships Help Keep Collier Safe


WHAT: Public Safety Partnership Demonstration

WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009

WHERE: Behind the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, Building J., 3301 U.S. 41 E. Come to the Public Affairs Bureau first

SYNOPSIS: The media is invited to attend live demonstrations of some of the many ways the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and other local governmental agencies partner for efficiency, effectiveness and a safe community.

This innovative partnership concept allows each agency to offer a higher level of service with existing resources. CCSO’s partners include the county’s fire agencies, Emergency Medical Services, Code Enforcement, Transportation Services, Solid Waste, Emergency Management, Domestic Animal Services, Parks and Recreation, and the Health Department.

At this event the media will see live demonstrations that illustrate some of the many ways the agencies work together, including the SWAT Medic program, dive team partnerships and marine rescue partnerships.

In addition, Sheriff Kevin J. Rambosk, East Naples Fire Chief Doug Dyer and Collier County Bureau of Emergency Services Director Dan Summers will discuss these programs and the impact they have on Collier County.

NOTE TO MEDIA: This event offers still photo and video opportunities