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'''Chief’s Message April  2015'''
  
 
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'''Summer Safety Tips''' ''PDF File''
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'''April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month'''
 
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:Nearly 70 percent of Americans, according to the American Red Cross, have been involved in some kind of summer emergency, ranging from insect bites to heat stroke and other life-threatening situations. Here is a file with some tips on how to keep you and your kids safe this summer.
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[http://montpelierpd.com/MPDWiki/images/d/d3/Press_Release_Summer_Safety_Tips.pdf Summer Safety Tips PDF File]
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;Summer is the peak season for lightning-related deaths and injuries, though people are struck by lightning year-round.
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:The National Weather Service provides a wide range of information about lightning, [http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/  including these facts and tips:]
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Each day, people witness actions and behaviors. Some are respectful and safe. Others are sexually abusive and violent. When we see violent behaviors, we can intervene in responsible ways. This primary prevention approach helps to create spaces where people are safe in their relationships, families, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces and communities.  
 
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;General Tips
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*No outdoor area is safe when you hear thunder.
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*If you hear thunder, find a safe indoor shelter (a substantial building or enclosed, metal-topped vehicle with the windows up).
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;Indoor Safety Tips
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*Stay off corded phones, computers, and other electrical equipment.
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*Avoid plumbing, including sinks, baths, and faucets.
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*Stay away from porches, windows, and doors.
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*Never lie on concrete floors or lean against concrete walls.
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;Outdoor Safety Tips
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:No outdoor area is safe during a thunderstorm, but if you're caught outside with no safe shelter options,
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:take these steps to reduce your risk of being struck by lightning:
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[[File:Thunderroars goindoors.jpg|320px|right]]
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*Come down from elevated areas.
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*Never lie flat on the ground.
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*Never shelter under an isolated tree.
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*Never use a cliff or rocky overhang for shelter.
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*Immediately get out and away from ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water.
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*Stay away from objects that conduct electricity, such as wire fences.
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;Read some interesting myths and [http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/facts_truth.htm facts about lightning.]
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:[http://www.nsvrc.org/ See more information at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center]

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Contact
Chief Russ Roper
534 Washington Street
Montpelier, ID 83254
Work: 208-847-4237
Fax : 208-847-1346
russr@montpelierpd.com
www.montpelierpd.com

04/09/2015

Chief’s Message April 2015


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month


Each day, people witness actions and behaviors. Some are respectful and safe. Others are sexually abusive and violent. When we see violent behaviors, we can intervene in responsible ways. This primary prevention approach helps to create spaces where people are safe in their relationships, families, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces and communities.

See more information at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center