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Updated: 05/04/2014 03:00:01PM

Consequences as Venice 911 dispatch ceases

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SUN PHOTO BY GREG GILES

911 operator Keli Peyton mans the dispatch center at the Venice Police Department on Wednesday, as Lindsay Castiglione awaits the final shift before the call center closed at midnight. Peyton will take a position in the VPD records department, while Castiglione takes a break to give birth.

SUN PHOTO BY GREG GILES

Consolidating dispatch operations under the Sheriff's Office isn't the only change at the Venice Police Department. The foyer will no longer be open overnight to residents. The city is considering manning the foyer with a volunteer.

SUN PHOTO BY GREG GILES

The city of Venice's emergency response vehicle, affectionately named Brunhilda, a 1960's "Deuce and a Half" 2.5 ton deisel military hand me down used in case of a hurricane or flooding, is rusted and past its useful life. It will be retired, and replaced with two Humvees should a passthrough grant form the Department of Defense materialize.

By GREG GILES

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Police Chief Tom McNulty and Captain Tom Mattmuller walked down the empty inner hallway of the Venice Police Department this week while giving the media a tour.

“It’s the end of an era,” noted McNulty.

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