On Sunday, a domestic incident in a neighborhood in Cortez made authorities urge people in the area to shelter in their homes due to the potential threat of an armed individual. In order to do that, those authorities used a system called Nixle.
Montezuma County’s aging dispatch center will need $600,000 to $750,000 worth of new equipment in the near future. That was the message delivered to the county commissioners Monday by Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane.
Providing emergency medical services in southeast Utah can be challenging in remote areas where hospital emergency rooms can be many miles away. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with San Juan County Utah EMS Director Linda Larson and Assistant Emergency Manager Tammy Gallegos about how they make sure the people of southeast Utah are cared for in the event of an emergency.