BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Oronoko Township Board has revised the police department’s response protocol for calls in nearby Berrien Township. The new rules amend the policy that has been in place for 10 years.

Under the new rules, the Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Police Department can respond to unknown traffic injury crashes in Berrien Township as well as calls from Central Dispatch, police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel on a reported life-threatening emergency situation.