James Hahn, a deputy coroner and retired Somerset Borough police officer, was traveling to a funeral in Rockwood Wednesday morning when he was killed in a two-vehicle accident.
Current borough police Chief Randy Cox also offered his condolences. “We’re all saddened by the news,” he said. “Jim was just so well-respected and so well-liked in the community. For many years intermittently he was the face of the department not only because he was one of the longest serving officers, but also because he served as an acting chief so often.” Read More >>
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Somerset police chief outlines need for new Somerset County 911 radio system
Cox was the guest on the January edition of “DA Live,” a monthly online feature on dailyamerican.com.
The last time the Somerset County 911 radio system was updated was in the late ’90s, according to Somerset Borough Police Chief Randy Cox.
He said that although some Somerset County residents are upset about the approval of a new $8.2 million 911 radio system, it is essential for public safety. Read More >>
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Drug drop-off box installed at Somerset Police Station
Somerset County residents now have a safe way to dispose of old medications year-round. Somerset County District Attorney Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser and Somerset Borough police Chief Randy Cox unveiled a PA MedReturn box Monday.
The Somerset Borough Police Department was recently awarded reaccreditation by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC) at their meeting in the
Harrisburg area on October 31, 2013. Read More >>
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