With precisely three staffers to realm 4,800 calls annually, Animal Care and Control shortens its hours
Animal Care. Effective last Sunday, the Naperville Police Department's Animal Care and Control abbreviated its hours of operation. The brand-new opening hours are Monday through Friday 7 a. m. to 7 p. m ., and Saturday from 9 a. m. to 1 p.m.
The unit was previously open until 5 p. m. on Saturdays and all day on Sunday. However, at present there staffed by simply two Animal Control Officers and one foreman, who responds to over 4,800 calls for service yearly, according to Police Chief Robert Marshall.
" We recently completed a workload rating for animal self-control assistances, and the City is reviewing the data ," Marshall pronounced." Our Animal Control Officers respond to more than 4,800 calls for service per year, and they are an integral part of the service we provide to this community ."
The Animal Care and Control unit is responsible for rescuing digres, injured, and endangered animals, preserving animal self-control and health, operating a sanctuary for digres and non-native/ strange animals, and promoting responsible pet owned and animal upkeep through education and enforcement.
The police department said here altered in hours might not be permanent.
" We're hopeful that this reduction in operating hours is temporary, but we're confident that residents' motives will continue to be addressed in a timely manner ," Marshall said in a statement to the press.
The police department pronounced non-emergency animal announces made to Animal Care and Control during non-working hours will be returned during the unit's affixed operating hours. Occupants who have an emergency place should phone 9-1 -1 for immediate police assistance.
For more information on Naperville's Animal Care and Control, tour: Naperville Animal Care and Control
To reach the Animal Care and Control during its open hours, entitle: (630) 420-6178
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