The challenges that first responders face during the coronavirus pandemic is underscored by many departments facing shortages of personal protection equipment (PPE). Being on the frontlines means that police and fire departments are also dealing with their own members developing COVID-19. Carolee McGrath spoke with Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood to learn more about the challenges facing first responders. Clapprood says her officers are going above and beyond to ensure public safety in these difficult times.