WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (KDKA) — West Mifflin Police have announced changes to the way they are operating amidst the Coronavirus outbreak.

The department announced those changes Tuesday morning.

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The changes include the following:

  • Emergency calls where a person’s safety and property are in immediate danger officers will continue to respond to the scene.
  • An officer may handle any incident that is not in progress or considered a violent crime over the phone by gathering information and filing a report.
  • Residents are discouraged from coming to the police station. Please call, and we will assist you over the phone.
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Police say that while these changes are being made, they are still fully staffed and operational.

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Police also say that these changes are being made to protect the health and safety of both the public and their officers.