Hanceville Police Activated For Hurricane Irma Duty In Florida

by | Sep 11, 2017 | 911, City News, Get Smart, Hanceville, Interviews, Public Safety, United States, Videos


As part of Alabama District F, the Hanceville Police Department has been activated and placed on standby to participate in clean-up and security details somewhere in Florida in the aftermath of the devastation created by Hurricane Irma.

Chief of Police Bob Long and other officials in the City of Hanceville spent the weekend preparing this municipality’s readiness to deploy at a moment’s notice when the word is given by FEMA and/or Alabama Governor Kay Ivey.

Their preparation has yielded a long, 22-wheel rig along with mobile command unit ready to make the journey to south Florida.

The entourage consists of:

• A Freightliner cab
• A 1,200 Fuel Dispensing Tanker
• 4-Wheelers
• Mobile command unit that sleeps up to eight
• Extra Diesel Fuel Tanks
• Gasoline-powered Generator
• Various Tools

According to Chief Long, three police officers from his department along with a mechanic are poised to make the trip.

They await the call …

Hanceville Police Department
Hanceville Police Activated For Hurricane Irma Duty In Florida

Timothy Collins

Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at cullmantoday@gmail.com.

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