Health & Safety

August 29, 2014

Street Beat

Tech. Sgt. Sean Nichols
56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents at Luke Air Force Base Aug. 18 through 24:

Tickets:

Security forces issued citations for nine moving violations and two nonmoving violations.

Traffic-related incidents

Aug. 18: Security forces responded to a major vehicle vs. fixed object accident near Bldg. 1124. An individual was transported to West Valley Hospital with unknown injuries.

Aug. 19: Security forces responded to minor two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Harris Lane and Fighter Country Avenue. There were no injuries.

Aug. 19: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident near Bldg. 660. There were no injuries.

Nonemergency responses

Aug. 19: Security forces responded to a warrant’s hit on an individual at South Gate for an open container violation from Las Cruces police, New Mexico; speeding, no insurance and other traffic violations from Deming police, New Mexico. Both agencies refused extradition and the individual was denied entry to the base.

Aug. 22: Security forces responded to a warrant’s hit at South Gate on an individual for escaping community custody for dangerous drugs from Othello police in Washington. The agency refused extradition and the individual was denied entry to the base.

Alarm activations

Security forces responded to two alarm activations.

Tip of the week

Ensure children know how to call 911 or “0” in emergencies, and how to use a public phone. Help them practice making emergency phone calls. Be sure emergency numbers — police, fire, poison control and emergency medical — are by all phones.




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