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Posted on: March 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] NOTICE: Public Access to Brookings Police Department Restricted. All Services Still Available.

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The Brookings Police Department is taking precautionary measures and utilizing social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 

Until further notice: Public access to the Brookings Police Department will be restricted. The Brookings Police Department assures the public all services are available.

The Department is asking for individuals to please call ahead to (605) 692-2113 when possible to see if needs can be handled via phone.
Currently, doors to the Brooking Police Department will remain locked as they are on evenings and weekends. Citizens coming to the PD for police services will first communicate with dispatch over the intercom to determine if their request can be handled via phone call. If so, they will be directed to call the PD and will they will then be connected with an officer.  

If the purpose of the citizens’ visit is determined to require face-to-face contact with an officer, dispatch will ask some screening questions. If it is decided that a meeting will move forward, officers will then meet the citizen in the front entryway and either take the report there or bring them into the conference room if needed.

At this time please pay for parking tickets using the dropbox for payments made with cash or check by phone, or go online to pay with credit card.

The Brookings Police department thanks the community for their assistance in practicing social distancing and doing their part to help to control the spread of Coronavirus.

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