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April is 9-1-1 Education Month (CT)

National 911 Education Month Prepares Americans for Emergencies Stratford, CT – The month of April is National 911 Education Month. Stratford Public Safety Communications Center will be periodically putting out information to help the public better understand...

Athens police postpone 911 Center assessment (GA)

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department was scheduled to host an on-site assessment team this week for its goal of national accreditation for its communication division, but that effort has been moved into May. The assessor for the Commission on Accreditation for...

Madisonville PD dispatcher graduates from DCJT (KY)

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/28/20) — Madisonville Police Department dispatcher Kaleb M. White is among 22 law enforcement dispatchers who graduated Wednesday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. The graduates hail...

Balancing patient privacy and public safety (OR)

EOC plans to request people who test positive for COVID-19 sign waivers to allow release of information to dispatch and law enforcement The Grant County Health Department plans to ask those who test positive for the new coronavirus to voluntarily share that...

COPING WITH COVID-19 Best Practices for Fire/EMS

As Fire, EMS and other first responders work around the clock to assess and mitigate the COVID-19 spread nationwide, we stand with you. And we’re here to help. Join us this Thursday to learn directly from first responders on the front lines about how they’re handling...

Coping with COVID-19 Best Practices for L.E.

As law enforcement and other first responders work around the clock to assess and mitigate the COVID-19 spread nationwide, we stand with you. And we’re here to help. Join us this Friday to learn from other first responders about how they’re handling patient engagement...

Medics getting a heads up from dispatchers (MI)

Even before first responders arrive on the scene, a 911 dispatcher will determine if a possible exposure risk to coronavirus exists. Dispatchers at Monroe County Central Dispatch are asking more questions to determine if patients in need of medical help might have...

Wrentham turns to internet, phones to keep town operating

WRENTHAM -- Email, phones and the internet have become the mode of keeping the town’s operations going in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. In an effort to help slow the spread of the virus, “and to promote the practice of social distancing,” all of the...

DeKalb 911 Presents Telecommunicator Commendations

Two 911 Communicator shift partners of the DeKalb Emergency Communications District have been commended for their exemplary performance in handling an influx of emergency and non-emergency calls on a night of heavy rain and flooding last month. Stephanee Wright and...

911 telecommunicator becomes hero to local family (NC)

It is too easy to take 911 telecommunicators for granted because they are at the ready every day to assist people when an emergency arises, but that is not the case for Ridgeway residents Terry Simpson and Marie McGuire. They think of Warren County 911...

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