ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) — The Ithaca Police Division and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Workplace have introduced new modifications as a part of the reimaging public security initiative.
The businesses can be altering the title of their Particular Weapons and Ways Crew, referred to as SWAT, to the Ithaca-Tompkins Specialised Response Crew. The Important Incident Negotiations Crew may even be renamed to the Ithaca-Tompkins Disaster Negotiation Crew.
The modifications replicate Ithaca and Tompkins County’s efforts of making their picture and values match the neighborhood’s expectations.
Different modifications embody ending No-Knock Search warrants for medication, uniform coloration modifications, and rebranding the Cellular Command Truck, together with removing the weapon storage within the again.