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COMMISSIONERS HOST OPEN HOUSE FOR NEW WELD COUNTY REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CENTER

COMMISSIONERS HOST OPEN HOUSE FOR NEW  WELD COUNTY REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CENTER

The Weld County Board of Commissioners hosted an open house celebration on Wednesday, February 5, for the new Weld County Regional Communications Center (WCRCC). The event, which was open to the public, was held at the Center’s new location, 1551 N. 17th Ave. in Greeley.

The 10,316-square-foot facility features state-of-the-art equipment and technology, including Next Generation 9-1-1 capability, WeatherTap HD future weather radar, and the Front Range Communications Consortium (FRCC) Radio System.

“This is a vitally important day for Weld County,” said Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer, who also serves as chair of the E911 Authority Board, which provided a portion of the funding for the new center. “The county and the E911 Board are proud of the technology incorporated in this center, and we are proud to offer the best service possible to our Weld County residents and visitors with regard to public safety communication.”

Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget

Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget

"We are ahead of schedule and under budget,” said Weld County Commissioner Chairman William Garcia, referring to the new Northern Colorado Regional Forensics Laboratory (NCRFL). “This facility is a testament to the collaboration of the multiple agencies who worked to make this lab a reality, and we are excited it is
finally completed.”

The lab will serve the residents of Northern Colorado and will provide faster turn-around times for evidence testing required by law enforcement officers and prosecutors. Construction of the lab was paid for in full by Weld County.

“Weld County incurred no debt in building this lab,” said Garcia.

Northern Colorado Regional Crime Lab Groundbreaking

Northern Colorado Regional Crime Lab Groundbreaking

More than 65 people gathered Wednesday morning in west Greeley for the official groundbreaking of the Northern Colorado Regional Crime Lab. Representatives from the five participating agencies were joined by the public to celebrate a milestone in a project more than five years in the making.

“This is an exciting day for law enforcement in Northern Colorado,” said Weld County Commissioner Chairman Sean Conway. “And it is an exciting day for the residents of Weld and Larimer Counties.

Adams County Investigates Drug Allegations

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Text message gift card scam warning

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Colorado wildfire scam alert

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Coloradans Against Auto Theft launches new public awareness campaign

When:             July 10, 10:30 a.m.

Where:            Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Parking: upper north lot or upper circle lots