CORAL SPRINGS COPS TO GET STUN GUNS

At the last city commission meeting, the Coral Springs Police Department received $75,000 for the purchase of 102 M-26 Advanced Taser Stun Guns. The purchase will allow the weapon to be carried by all police officers in the city who will be fully trained in their use. Currently Tasers are  under consideration as being used by pilots and Air Marshals as an effective weapon against possible hijackers and rowdy passengers. The Stun Gun is a non-lethal weapon. The M-26 Advanced Taser that the police will be buying fires twin barbs attached to wires. The barbs attach to a target and…

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Citizens Police Academy

The Coral Springs Police Department is now taking applications for participants in the 27th Class of the Citizens Police Academy.     The Academy begins on September 19, 2007 and ends with graduation on December 17, 2007.     Classes are held on Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Public Safety Building. Established in June 1994, the Citizens Police Academy offers participants an inside look at law enforcement operations and an opportunity for hands-on experience in various areas of police work that are covered in the curriculum.     The Citizens Police Academy is open to any…

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Coral Springs Police Give Chase Hunt Down Armed Robbers

In our quiet residential neighborhood, at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday May 29 the Coral Springs Police Department hunted down 2 armed robbers in the southern Coral Springs area. It all started in Coconut Creek at approximately 11:00 P.M. on the corner of Holmberg and 441. There, a lady in a Porsche got out of her car to use the ATM machine. She left her car still running. Two white males on foot, aged 17 and 18 and armed with a gun, held her up as she was collecting her money from the machine.  Seeing that the Porsche was running the…

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Police and Fire Dispatch Unit of Coral Springs: People you can count on

“I would like to thank the entire Coral Springs 911 team for there amazing services. My mother has been ill three times in the past 3 years and each time we called the paramedics, the calltaker was attentive, helpful, and extremely polite. This past year I was quite ill myself and the dispatched paramedics came quickly and were able to calm my family while they assessed my condition. I wish I knew their names to thank them personally. From my family to yours, Thank You!      All the best,”  —-   Bonnie-Pearl Goodman Something happens.  You quickly reach for the phone. You…

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