National Police Association Podcast #38 Sheriff’s Office defends CORONA VIRUS response against AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION criticism, Police Chaplains persevere, and Without protective gear and consistent standards, police innovate through coronaviru


National Police Association Podcast #38 Sheriff’s Office defends CORONA VIRUS response against AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION criticism, Police Chaplains persevere, and Without protective gear and consistent standards, police innovate through coronaviru


QUOTES

05:36 "Even if we had the authority to release inmates as the ACLU has outlined in its letter, we wouldn't do it because that would be a gross injustice to the members of our community who are truly victims of criminal behavior perpetrated by some of the inmates incarcerated in our jail."

07:02 "Chaplains have been essential for years. In fact, the Crisis Care Chaplaincy has been there to support Bismarck law enforcement, other first responders, dispatchers and the community since 1979."

10:58 "That's why he and the national FOP are calling on policymakers in Washington to find solutions, by setting national guidelines for police departments when it comes to response, testing and quarantine protocols."

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SUMMARY

In this episode of the National Police Association Podcast, various law enforcement agencies around the country continue to respond to the threat of COVID-19. In Weld County, the sheriff's office has rejected ACLU claims that their jail depopulation measures have been insufficient.

In Bismarck, the Crisis Care Chaplaincy continues to be on-call to support first responders, even during the current pandemic. And in Baltimore, police have innovated new procedures to help the overstretched force adequately respond to COVID-19.

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HIGHLIGHTS

00:26 Weld County Sheriff's Office rebuffs ACLU, defends COVID-19 response

05:53 Bismarck: Chaplaincy supports first responders around the clock

08:09 Baltimore police innovate & create new COVID-19 procedures

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RESOURCES

National Police Association