Law enforcement: Behind the scenes

Emergency services has grown greatly and is crucial in aiding county residents

Kevin Packard, seated, operates the computer while Wes Smith, left, and Alyssa Carroll study a map at the Mariposa County Office of Emergency Services. Photo by Greg Little

The 3 a.m. phone call.

Many times, that phrase is used by politicians in high places.

But in reality, that phone call happens to those people who are in charge of assisting the public during emergencies.

The folks at the Mariposa County Office of Emergency Services know about that call all too well.

“It’s about...

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