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Jamestown Police Department taking extra precautions when dealing with service calls

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Posted at 12:12 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 12:12:35-04

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WKBW) — Jamestown Police Department is taking extra precautions when dealing with service calls amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Residents who call the dispatch line will now be asked a series of health related questions to determine if an on-site officer is needed. All non-emergency calls will be dealt with over the phone.

If an officer is needed on site, he or she be following social distancing rules. In a statement, Jamestown Police asks residents to call before heading to the department for assistance.