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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Commissioners name Michael Murphy as DES Director

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January 16, 2019

EDITORS: The following information is for immediate release. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Brain, Communications Coordinator at 610-344-6279 or Robert Kagel, Chester County Administrator, at 610-344-6026.

 

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Services for Chief McGowan

Retired Downingtown Police Chief, James R. McGowan Ill, 62, passed away suddenly at his residence on Monday, January 14, 2019.

He was the beloved husband of CarolS. (Schafer) McGowan.

Born in West Chester, Jim was the son of the late James R., Jr. and Dorot...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

DES Platoon Recognized by APCO International

The APCO International (Association of Public Safety Officials)  has presented DES with the Teammates in Action recognition for a recent incident.  JJ Evans and Molly Peterson were the primary Telecommunicators involved in the i...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Federal Aid Available for Flood Damage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2018View online

Governor Wolf Announces Federal Aid Availability Following Severe Storms in South-Central Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration ...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Stop the Bleed Campaign initiated in Schools

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National Stop the Bleed campaign to be initiated in Chester County Schools

 

Campaign designed to do for bleeding injuries what CPR has done for heart attacks

The Chester County Department of Emergency Services has partnered with t...

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