Health & Safety

September 20, 2013

Street Beat – September 20, 2013

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following situations from Sept. 6 through 12, 2013

Tickets

Security Forces issued citations for 11 moving violations.

Traffic related incidents

Sept. 6: Security forces responded to a minor vehicle accident involving two privately owned vehicles at the Lightning Gate. There were no injuries.

Sept. 6: Security forces responded to a minor vehicle accident involving two privately owned vehicles on Litchfield and Lightning St. Security forces assisted with directing traffic and overseeing the exchange of information. There were no injuries.

Sept. 9: Security forces responded to a minor vehicle accident involving two privately owned vehicles at the clinic. There were no injuries.

Non emergency responses

Sept. 6: Security forces responded to a report of shoplifting at the Base Exchange. Glendale police took control of the situation.

Sept. 6: Security forces and Luke Fire and Emergency Services responded to a loud noise complaint on Sioux Circle in Saguaro housing.

Sept. 6: Security forces received a call from the Arizona Department of Public Safety to report a civil arrest was made on a member of the 944th Medical Squadron during a routine traffic stop on I-10 Tucson. A wants and warrants check that revealed the member was wanted for failure to pay a fine.

Sept. 10: Security forces responded to a report of theft of government property in Bldg. 635 dormitory common room. The incident is still under investigation.

Sept. 11: Security forces responded to an incident involving damage to personal property located at Bldg. 453.

Alarm activations

Security Forces responded to 10 alarm activations on base.

Tip of the Week:

If you are driving and see an approaching emergency vehicle, use your turn signal, slow down and pull over to the side of the road as quickly, but as safely as possible.

Once the emergency vehicle passes, put your left turn signal on and pull back into traffic. Don’t rush to pull back into traffic. It is better to be safe than to keep your place in the flow of traffic.

If an emergency vehicle approaches on a curve or hill, do not stop on the curve, or hill. At a normal speed, get beyond this area to a flat or straight stretch of the road.




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