The Middle of Everywhere - Connecting Rural South Dakota

Technology & Public Safety

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In South Dakota's early days, public safety was a cop on a beat and a fit fire brigade able to haul pumps, hoses, and ladders quickly. Today, thanks to communication technologies, response times have been cut to minutes, sometimes seconds. A speedy response time is especially challenging in rural areas, where help is usually not readily available.

Aired: 04/27/20

Rating: TV-G

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