DPS temporarily suspends training after 2 employees test positive for COVID-19


HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has temporarily suspended all corrections training-related activities after two employees tested positive for COVID-19.

The employees are currently assigned to the Training and Staff Development (TSD) section.

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The Department of Health is conducting contact tracing, and testing is being scheduled for all TSD employees. Activities will be suspended for 10 days as a precaution.

A corrections recruit class graduation planned for Friday is also being postponed until further notice.

Click here for more information on PSD’s planning and response to COVID-19.

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