Hamilton County 911 telecommunicators assist in Florida (TN)

Organizations and agencies in our area are continuing to send crews down to Florida for Hurricane Ian relief efforts.

A group of Hamilton County 911 telecommunicators are heading down there.

The six telecommunicators from Hamilton County will be joined by 16 others from across the state. They will be deploying to Naples, Florida to assist with staffing at the 911 centers.

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Hawkins County ECD deploys dispatchers to Florida | (TN)

A team (TERT) of 911 emergency communications specialist deployed Friday for an operation in Naples, Florida, to help local first responders with answering emergency calls and dispatching resources as Florida continues to recover from Hurricane Ian. Hawkins County ECD is a member of the Tennessee Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce.

Rock County’s original dispatcher retires – (WI)

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) – Rock County 911 Communications Center director Kathy Sukus is set to retire on Tuesday after 29 years working in the public safety response field.

Sukus was the first dispatcher hired when the center opened in 1993. Throughout her career, she pushed for dispatchers to get respect in the emergency services field.