The state is trying to avoid depleting the ranks of police and fire departments – and the prison – after the governor activated the R.I. National Guard last week.
Gov. Gina Raimondo said on Monday she has heard from city and town leaders concerned that activating the guard could make it hard for public safety officials to properly staff their police and fire departments, where personnel often serve in the armed services.
– PUB DATE: 3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: WPRI-TV CBS 12 Providence
Source: SEAFC National Fire News