Court Rules That Inflammatory Social Media Posts by a Public Employee (Dispatcher) Are Not Protected (PA)

Vallecorsa v. Allegheny Cty., No. 2:19-CV-1495-NR, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 206720, at *2 (W.D. Pa. Nov. 15, 2022).  United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania holds that Allegheny County (“County”) did not violate former employee’s First Amendment rights when it terminated her following a public outcry after her private conversation on Facebook about the shooting of a young Black teenager, Antwon Rose, was publicized.

City of Atlanta Awards Multi-Year Contract to Carbyne and Goes Live with New System to … (GA)

With Carbyne’s advanced emergency collaboration platform, Atlanta will be able to deliver faster, more accurate emergency response and ultimately save lives

NEW YORK, May 31, 2023Carbyne, the leading provider of cloud-native public safety communications, today announced that the City of Atlanta, Georgia is now live on the Carbyne Platform, which equips the city’s 9-1-1 call center with enhanced capabilities for faster, more efficient, and accurate emergency response.