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Gazette Premium Content Denver rescinds 911 dispatch protocol for "dignitaries"

The Denver Post Updated: May 2, 2014 at 9:14 pm
The Denver Post Updated: May 2, 2014 at 9:14 pm • Published: May 2, 2014

Denver officials have rescinded a policy that required 911 dispatchers to alert police patrol supervisors when elected officials or their staff sought out police response in Denver. Daelene Mix, communications director for the city's safety department, said the policy had caused confusion and...

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Denver officials have rescinded a policy that required 911 dispatchers to alert police patrol supervisors when elected officials or their staff sought out police response in Denver.

Daelene Mix, communications director for the city's safety department, said the policy had caused confusion and was never intended to supersede other policies governing prioritizing of police resources.

"We decided it didn't make any sense to have the recent revision in policy regarding dignitaries," Mix said.

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