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Chelsea Police Department closed to quarantine after chief tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 9:13 AM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 23:43:10-04

CHELSEA, Okla. — The Chelsea Police Department is closed to quarantine after the police chief tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Roger's County Sheriff's Office.

The Rogers County Sheriff's Office is in agreement with Chelsea police, and surrounding agencies, to help one another with calls in situations like these.

The Chelsea Police Department consists of eight officers. It is unknown if all officers in the department were exposed.

Rogers County Sheriff Walton said he's confident all responding agencies will be able to keep residents safe.

"The city of Chelsea obviously lies within the boundaries of Rogers County. So, we're there legally. We're here to help them, and most of all provide safety for the people that live in Chelsea," Walton said.

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