Saratoga Mayor, Police Chief discuss issues with emergency drill held July 12
July 24, 2019
The purpose of federally mandated emergency exercises, like the one held at the Saratoga Care Center on July 12, is to allow multiple agencies to train together and find deficiencies in local emergency management. Since the exercise held nearly two weeks ago it would appear that at least one issue is what channels the dispatch center do, and do not, have access to.
Following an editorial (“A Saratoga disaster” in the July 17 Saratoga Sun), Mayor John Zeiger and Saratoga Police Chief Ken Lehr reached out to the Sun to not only explain the lack of police presence, but the issue reported i...