John Stuermer, who has been the executive director of the Hamilton County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District since 2004, has announced his intention to retire, effective Dec. 13. The District’s Board of Directors chose the current operations director, Jeff Carney, to serve as acting executive director, starting Dec. 1, while a search is conducted to select a permanent executive director.
St. Tammany Parish Communications District 1 moved into its state-of-the-art facility north of Lacombe in 2019 — a central and safe location from which emergency personnel can work dispatch for the parish’s first responder agencies.
Burlington County is seeking state funding to help make additional improvements to its emergency communications system.
Three California Highway Patrol emergency dispatchers were able to help a 12-year-old boy after he called 911 fearing for his safety after his father was driving erratically on the freeway.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A year after being removed from under the Little Rock Police Department’s command, Little Rock 911 is facing dire recruitment and retainment problems.
The Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police has taken notice of the staffing issues and voiced their concerns about a potential safety problems for officers.