Health & Safety

June 20, 2014

Street Beat

Senior Airman Dimitri Newham,
56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents June 9 through 15:

Tickets

Security forces issued citations for two nonmoving violations.

Traffic-related incidents

June 11: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident at South Gate. There were no injuries. Insurance information was exchanged.

June 13: Security forces responded to a report of a major vehicle accident at the intersection of Litchfield Road and South Gate. Security forces set up traffic control points to assist and Glendale police took control of the scene.

June 13: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident at Bldg. 948. There were no injuries.

Emergency responses

June 15: Security forces responded to a medical emergency at Lightning Gate. The individual was transported to West Valley Hospital and escorted by security forces.

Nonemergency responses

June 10: Security forces responded to a report of damage to government property in Bldg. 219. Two computer monitors had large scratches across the screens and a glass model airplane display was damaged.

June 11: Security forces responded to a warrant’s hit at South Gate for obstructing court order and failure to comply. Glendale police responded and transported the individual off the installation.

June 11: Security forces responded to a report of a drug incident in Saguaro Housing. During the health and welfare check of an individual, the first sergeant noticed an unknown green, leafy substance. Security forces arrived and was granted permission to search the residence. Security forces also noticed an unknown green, leafy substance throughout the house. The individual was apprehended.

Alarm activations

Security forces responded to 12 alarm activations.

Tip of the week

The time it takes to make a 30-mile trip (at a constant speed, without traffic, signals):

55 miles per hour = 32.7 minutes

65 miles per hour = 27.7 minutes (Five minutes saved)

75 miles per hour = 24 minutes (8.7 minutes saved)

Speeding is involved in 13 percent of all crashes and 33 percent of all fatal crashes.

On a five-mile trip a person will save only about two minutes of travel time if going 65 mph in a 45 mph speed limit. Slow down, it’s not worth the risks associated with speeding.

 




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