The SBPD’s “Operation Restore Downtown Hope” initiative, which aims to tackle blight and quality of life issues, was also discussed during the event. Sgt. McKenna shared her experiences in the Meadowbrook area, where tents and debris had accumulated. She described the department’s efforts in connecting with the individuals and reaching out to provide resources.
Category: Public Safety
CSUSB Entrepreneurs Lizette Velazquez and Gustavo Cruz Take First Place at Startup Competition with Revolutionary Handheld Chemical Sensor Technology
Team AxoTech, led by Lizette Velasquez and Gustavo Cruz is developing an innovative Handheld Chemical Sensor company that specializes in the development and deployment of advanced AI and Machine Learning technologies to address the growing concerns around hazardous substances, particularly Fentanyl.
San Bernardino County Fire: Heroes in Helmets as Agency Launches Large Animal Rescue Team and Immediately Saves 47 Livestock
The Large Animal Rescue Team’s jurisdiction extends throughout San Bernardino County, and it can also be activated in neighboring areas. In March, the team was activated in the community of Muscoy (suburb of San Bernardino), where they rescued 17 large animals stuck in deep mud. In addition to the large animals, crews rescued 30 medium-sized animals.
Feather Alert introduced by Asm. James Ramos to fight Calif’s growing number of unreported violence against Native American people
The Feather Alert, which became available in January, is a public notification tool to help law enforcement quickly notify the public about the disproportionate number of missing Native Americans and enlist their aid for timely leads to locate victims and prosecute suspects. The California Highway Patrol activates the alert at the request of local law enforcement, and it works much like an AMBER Alert.